FIFA President Confirms 2022 World Cup To Be Held In Winter

FIFA President Confirms 2022 World Cup To Be Held In Winter

Federico Addiechi, head of FIFA's diversity program, called the plan "a normal evolution", and said broadcasts during the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation have already improved from the 2014 tournament in Brazil.

We've done it with individual broadcasters.

"The domestic championships have already been informed of this decision, which is a good decision because we cannot play football in June and July in Qatar", Infantino said at the traditional tournament overview media conference.

Powar said the group has "documented more than 30 cases" of mainly Russian women being "accosted in the streets" by male fans but believes the real number of incidents is likely to be "10 times this".

ESPN reports that the policy is a result of sexism and harassment being a bigger problem than racism.

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Among the glamorous fans attracting attention are former porn star Natalya Nemchinova, named as Russia's hottest World Cup fan, along with wives and girlfriends of footballers playing for England, Croatia and France.

Federico Addiechi, FIFA's diversity boss, has said that this is a necessary requirement for football's governing body to take in order to tackle sexism at the World Cup.

Sporting a FIFA volunteers' jacket, Infantino told reporters in Moscow that Russia's infrastructure and welcome allied to the quality of football and success of VAR (the video assistant referee system) had contributed to the success of the tournament. In what can be called as objectification, young and attractive women have often found screen time, evoking responses from the broadcasters as well as fans.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says they will be invited to come to London, where the world's best player prize will be presented on September 24. Photo agency Getty Images recently came under fire after it published a photo gallery of "the hottest fans at the World Cup".

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