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FIFA watch: Winter World Cup is now a thing, and clubs are being paid off

FIFA has finally confirmed what we already knew: The 2022 World Cup is going to be in winter, something the world’s wholly noble and entirely altruistic clubs would normally not stand for … without being bought off.

But look at the bright side. Christmas, hanukkah, kwanzaa all together, prickled with a little bit of soccer? There may be no better idea in the history of sport — nay, mankind — than a winter World Cup:

FIFA watch: Winter World Cup is now a thing, and clubs are being paid off

FIFA has finally confirmed what we already knew: The 2022 World Cup is going to be in winter, something the world’s wholly noble and entirely altruistic clubs would normally not stand for … without being bought off.

But look at the bright side. Christmas, hanukkah, kwanzaa all together, prickled with a little bit of soccer? There may be no better idea in the history of sport — nay, mankind — than a winter World Cup:

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