FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks during news conference at CONMEBOL headquarters in Luque, Paraguay May 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
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Europe's top leagues, players and clubs lined up Wednesday against FIFA president Gianni Infantino's plans for two new global competitions saying his approach was rushed and lacking in detail.FIFA has proposed creating a 24-team Club World Cup tournament, to be staged every four years, as well as a Global Nations League which would culminate in an eight-team tournament – effectively a mini-World Cup – every two years.The PFSC comment suggested an increasing split between FIFA and European football body UEFA.FIFA did not immediately comment on a report in the Financial Times that it was planning a special meeting before that.
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