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Overwhelmed By Opposition, Gianni Infantino Says FIFA Never Proposed A Biennial World Cup

DOHA - Gianni Infantino has stepped sharply back from hotly contested plans for a biennial World Cup, telling world soccer’s leadership that FIFA had never proposed such an idea.

The FIFA president has been under fire for the past year, particularly in Europe, for proposals to increase the frequency of the global extravaganza from every four years, to every two.

The Future Of Chelsea FC Is Uncertain Following UK Sanctions On Owner Roman Abramovich

European soccer champions Chelsea are now effectively controlled by the British government after sanctions were imposed against Russian owner Roman Abramovich on Thursday.

Abramovich, who had been under scrutiny following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, had announced he was selling the Premier League club last week.

Finally, Some Good News: UEFA President Says FIFA Has Given Up On Biennial World Cup Idea

UEFA president Aleksander Čeferin said that plans to hold a biennial World Cup are a "no go" for everyone in football, adding that FIFA has also come to the same realization.

The idea of a World Cup every two years has been gathering steam with FIFA president Gianni Infantino trying to get support from national federations, saying the switch would create an extra $4.4 billion in revenues for the world body.

Russian Ousting Continues As EA Sports Announces It Will Take National Team And Clubs Off FIFA 22

EA Sports is following FIFA and UEFA’s lead in supporting Ukraine while also punishing Russia. The governing soccer bodies announced bans on the Russian national team and clubs earlier in the week. EA Sports has announced its plans to remove the national team and clubs from FIFA 22.

How Do The Minimum MLS And NWSL Salaries Compare To Other U.S. Sports?

Having you ever sat there, lost in a reverie while the Netflix menu stands idle, thinking: "I’m not very athletic, all things considered, but I don’t need to be the star. Maybe I could be like Jürgen Klopp ('As a player I had fifth division skills and a first division brain') or better yet, Carlos Kaiser and earn a spot as the backup’s backup.

Chelsea FC Owner Abramovich Hands Stewardship Of Club To Trustees In Attempt To Protect Club

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has given trustees of the London side's charitable foundation stewardship of the Premier League club, the Russian said on Saturday.

PSG Makes One Final Push To Keep Mbappé By Offering Astronomical Weekly Salary

The Kylian Mbappé to Real Madrid transfer saga has already taken turns that are without precedent, but after the 23-year-old again showcased why he's already the most electrifying footballer on the planet during PSG's 1-0 win over Real on Tuesday, another twist was reported by The Independent

Alex Morgan And Michelob ULTRA’s Star-Studded Cast Absolutely Won Best Super Bowl Commercial

The commercials for Super Bowl 56 were the high quality, humorous advertisements everyone hoped for. Michelob’s “Superior Bowl” was a fan-favorite with its superstar cast. While some call it the Michelob commercial or the Big Lebowski commercial, we here at The18 are legally required to call it the Alex Morgan Super Bowl commercial.

Alex Morgan Super Bowl Commercial

20-Year-Old Hacker Arrested For Repeatedly Siphoning Small Sums Of Money From Neymar's Bank Account

Brazilian police have arrested a man they believe hacked into Neymar’s bank accounts and repeatedly stole small sums of money amounting to more than $40,000, officials in São Paulo said.

Police said the alleged hacker worked at an unnamed bank where the Paris St Germain and Brazil player and his business manager father had accounts.

Which Club Has Spent The Most On Transfers Over The Last 10 Years?

Manchester United returned to the top of the table on Monday but not the one they were hoping for as they were named the club with the biggest transfer losses in the last decade, splashing out more than $1.14 billion on players.

A study published by Switzerland-based independent research group CIES Football Observatory revealed United had a net spend of $1.23 billion since 2012, spending $1.77 billion on transfers while making $538 million back in player sales.

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