Euro 2024 director opposes holding the World Cup every two years

Philipp Lahm, captain of the German national team that won the World Cup in 2014 and head of the organizing committee for the 2024 European Cup in his country, expressed his opposition on Tuesday to the International Football Association (FIFA) proposal to reschedule the World Cup. the two years.

Lam’s words came at a ceremony to unveil the Euro 2024 logo at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, saying in this regard: “I am absolutely convinced that we should keep the current rhythm. When I was a player, I It’s very good, and as a fan I think it’s good.” Also that a major tournament is held every two years,” referring to the currently approved rotation between the World Cup and the European Cup.

FIFA had proposed to hold the World Cup every two years from 2028, accompanied by the establishment of continental tournaments every two years in one year, but this proposal met with many objections and criticisms, especially from the European Union for the game and CONMEBOL (South America). America), next to the German Federation.

FIFA is expected to publish a report on the subject in November next year and hold a global summit on this before the end of this year.

About hosting the continental championship in his country after less than three years, Lam Al-Mu’tazel ​​in 2017 said: “European Cup 2024 will be a continental tournament for everyone, and we are happy in Germany to welcome all team supporters from all over the continent and around the world to celebrate this great football celebration together.”

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