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Chinese President Xi Jinping meets FIFA's Gianni Infantino

AP  |  Beijing 

Chinese President Xi Jinping today with FIFA president Gianni Infantino amid speculation that could be planning to bid for a future World Cup.

Xi and Infantino at the Great Hall of the People, the seat of China's legislature in the heart of



The meeting comes as indications are growing that could bid to host the World Cup either in 2030 or 2034 under a plan launched by Xi's administration to obtain international soccer success.

Along with a massive expansion in the numbers of academies, fields and coaches, Xi's drive aims to turn China's perpetually underperforming team into a World Cup winner by 2050.

has appeared in one World Cup, in 2002, and drew 2 -2 with Syria on Tuesday in a qualifying match.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Chinese President Xi Jinping meets FIFA's Gianni Infantino

Chinese President Xi Jinping today met with FIFA president Gianni Infantino amid speculation that China could be planning to bid for a future World Cup. Xi and Infantino met at the Great Hall of the People, the seat of China's legislature in the heart of Beijing. The meeting comes as indications are growing that China could bid to host the World Cup either in 2030 or 2034 under a plan launched by Xi's administration to obtain international soccer success. Along with a massive expansion in the numbers of academies, fields and coaches, Xi's drive aims to turn China's perpetually underperforming team into a World Cup winner by 2050. China has appeared in one World Cup, in 2002, and drew 2 -2 with Syria on Tuesday in a qualifying match. Chinese President Xi Jinping today with FIFA president Gianni Infantino amid speculation that could be planning to bid for a future World Cup.

Xi and Infantino at the Great Hall of the People, the seat of China's legislature in the heart of

The meeting comes as indications are growing that could bid to host the World Cup either in 2030 or 2034 under a plan launched by Xi's administration to obtain international soccer success.

Along with a massive expansion in the numbers of academies, fields and coaches, Xi's drive aims to turn China's perpetually underperforming team into a World Cup winner by 2050.

has appeared in one World Cup, in 2002, and drew 2 -2 with Syria on Tuesday in a qualifying match.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Chinese President Xi Jinping meets FIFA's Gianni Infantino

Chinese President Xi Jinping today with FIFA president Gianni Infantino amid speculation that could be planning to bid for a future World Cup.

Xi and Infantino at the Great Hall of the People, the seat of China's legislature in the heart of

The meeting comes as indications are growing that could bid to host the World Cup either in 2030 or 2034 under a plan launched by Xi's administration to obtain international soccer success.

Along with a massive expansion in the numbers of academies, fields and coaches, Xi's drive aims to turn China's perpetually underperforming team into a World Cup winner by 2050.

has appeared in one World Cup, in 2002, and drew 2 -2 with Syria on Tuesday in a qualifying match.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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