World football’s governing body, FIFA, has revealed plans to ban players who join the European Super League from participating at the World Cup starting from the World Cup 2022 tournament in Qatar. The body said via a statement released last week that any player competing in the aforementioned European Super League won’t be eligible for World Cup tournaments like the World Cup 2022 edition in Qatar, the Champions League or the European Championships.
The statement released was on behalf of FIFA and the six continental federations. The warning to players is coming on the back of rumours that the biggest clubs in Europe are planning the European Super League and that the initiative is backed by funds. Read More