“As we think big, and because we want justice, because we want you and all our companions to want to think big, I am asking that the 2022 World Cup is played with 48 teams."
Conmebol president Alejandro Dominguez
in a letter to FIFA president Gianni Infantino
presented at the South American confederation's congress in Buenos Aires. Infantino pushed through
an expansion from 32 to 48 teams to take effect in 2026. (Reuters