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Their Countries’ Teams Aren’t Even In The Planet Cup So Why Are These Fans Traveling To Qatar? Cnn Travel

In maintaining with original World Cup rules, Brazil were permitted to keep the trophy when they won the tournament for the third time in 1970. ‘Victory’ was renamed the Jules Rimet Cup in 1946 in honour of former FIFA president Jules Rimet, who played a crucial function in the establishment of the tournament. The format we are familiar with nowadays – 32 teams – was 1st introduced in the 1998 World Cup in France. Teams under FIFA’s umbrella are eligible to compete and they need to qualify for the final stage of the tournament, with qualification rounds divided according to...