Report: FIFA’s decision to move Qatar World Cup to winter a ‘done deal’

FIFA is strongly favoring the idea of pushing back the 2022 World Cup from the summer to the end of the year so that it can be held during Qatar’s cooler months, according to a new report in Sports Illustrated.

Citing multiple anonymous sources, the publication states:

“The current plan is for only one European club season to be impacted schedule-wise, which the clubs are hoping to achieve by cutting some international dates. One key question is what to do about Confederations Cup the year before, but the big World Cup decision has been made. Set your calendars for November-December of 2022.”

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