The decision to hold the second of these in France was disputed, as the South American countries understood that the location would alternate between the two continents. However, we will be doing everything we can to ensure that the match is played in a safe environment for teams and fans.
It's a political matter so why not have more Africans? The Dutch are known for having competed in the most World Cup finals without ever winning. Switzerland quarter-finalsSweden runners-up inChile third place inSouth Korea fourth place inand Mexico quarter-finals in and all have their best results when serving as hosts.
Both Italy and France have been the host country more than once, although the location of the stadiums varied. They are awarded a gold-plated replica rather than the solid gold original immediately afterwards.
However, there have been occasions where the hosts of multiple future tournaments were announced at the same time, as was the case for the and World Cupswhich were awarded to Russia and Qatarwith Qatar becoming the first Middle Eastern country to host the tournament.
The competition is to bring all the people of all the world.
If such a game is still tied after extra time, it is then decided by a penalty shoot-out. Of these, 13 have made it to the final match, and eight have won. The U tournament serves as a dress rehearsal for the larger competition.