Former Arsenal manager and now FIFA’s Chief of Global Football Development, Arsene Wenger, has always talked a good game, as well as being a master strategist and student of it.
The urbane Frenchman can certainly back up his ideas with reasoned argument, though one of his most controversial suggestions on how to develop the game is for the advent of a biennial World Cup.
Asked by Rio Ferdinand why he thought it’s an idea that should be supported because the tournament would lose prestige, he gave the perfect response.
In conversation with Rio yesterday, Arséne Wenger addressed whether a biennial World Cup would be less prestigious.
Watch the full interview with Arséne alongside Jill Ellis as they outline their full proposal for the change??https://t.co/AnOsdyWhw0
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