What They're Saying: Luis Figo

“I believe we should consider proposals to expand the competition to a 40- or even 48-team World Cup. Both these options are feasible with an extra three to four days of tournament play. If this expansion were to take place, I believe that additional teams should come from non-European nations.”

-- Former Portuguese star Luis Figo, who is running for FIFA president, on his plans for the World Cup. His proposal for a 48-team World Cup would feature two 24-team group competitions on different continents followed by knockout play in a single country. (Reuters)
2 comments about "What They're Saying: Luis Figo".
  1. Zoe Willet, February 19, 2015 at 11:13 p.m.

    Sounds good to me!

  2. Gus Keri, February 20, 2015 at 8 a.m.

    Figo is trying to buy votes from the soccer's third world which seems to be in Blatter's pocket.

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