Gianni Infantino, president of FIFA, reported that the 2021 Club World Cup will be held in early 2022 in the United Arab Emirates, because that area “already has experience” in holding the contest that brings together the champion teams of each confederation.
“The Club World Cup 2021 will be held in early 2022 and will be in the United Arab States, they already have experience in these events”Were the words of Infantino at a press conference that was held this Wednesday morning.
With the above, it will be the second time that the Club World Cup It is celebrated at the beginning of the year, after there were several editions that were disputed in December. However, with the pandemic Covid-19 the dates have moved.
The 2020 edition was held in February 2021, the same at which Tigers attended as a representative of the Concacaf, after winning the Champions League of said confederation.
The whole of the MX League won 2-1 to Ulsan Hyundai in the quarterfinals, later he beat 1-0 at Palmeiras to advance to the final, where they fell 1-0 to the Bayern Munich.
For the 2021 edition, a team from the MX League will re-represent the Concacaf at Club World Cup, then Monterrey and America will contest the final of the Champions League from the area next Thursday, October 28, 2021.
Mexico has been present in 16 of the 17 editions of the Club World Cup. The only one that no team in the MX League He did not attend, it was in 2005, the year in which said contest returned and to which he attended Sports Saprissa of Costa Rica, a team that beat Pumas in the final of the Concacaf Champions Cup.