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Gianni Infantino, FIFA President speaks after the FIFA Council meeting at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. FIFA will expand the World Cup to 48 teams, adding 16 extra nations to the 2026 tournament which is likely to be held in North America. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)

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FILE- In this Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 file photo, newly elected FIFA president Gianni Infantino of Switzerland reacts during the extraordinary FIFA congress in Zurich, Germany. FIFA is about to make the World Cup a bigger and, it hopes, richer event even at the cost of lower quality soccer. FIFA President Gianni Infantino hopes his ruling Council will agree Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 to expand the 2026 World Cup to 48 nations, playing in 16 groups of three teams. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)

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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, Real Madrid's head coach Zinedine Zidane shouts instructions during the final of the FIFA Club World Cup soccer tournament against Kashima Antler in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Japan. Zidane is shortlisted for the men’s coaching award at the FIFA awards on Monday Jan. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama, file)

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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016 file photo, Carli Lloyd of the US delivers a speech after winning the FIFA Women's soccer player of the year 2015 prize during the FIFA Ballon d'Or awarding ceremony at the Kongresshaus in Zurich, Switzerland. Carli Lloyd is shortlisted 2016 FIFA women’s player of the year with Melanie Behringer and five-time winner Marta of Brazil. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP, File)

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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 file photo, Real Madrid's Christiano Ronaldo of Portugal cries next to his son Ronaldo Junior after receiving the trophy for the world player at the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013 Gala in Zurich, Switzerland. Cristiano Ronaldo is the strong favorite to be named the world’s best player for the fourth time by FIFA on Monday Jan. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)

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FILE - This is a Nov. 11, 2016 file photo of a detailed view of Wayne Rooney's black armband with a poppy on during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying, Group F match against Scotland at Wembley Stadium in London. FIFA on Monday Dec. 19, 2016 fined England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland soccer federations over display of political symbols. (Mike Egerton/PA, File via AP)

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates as he holds the golden ball award for the most goals after winning the final of the FIFA Club World Cup soccer tournament in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

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North Korea players celebrate after they won the final game of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup against Japan, at Amman International Stadium in Amman, Jordan, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. The North Korean beat Japan in penalty kicks to win the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. North Korea defeated Japan 5:4 in a penalty shootout.(AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)