Liverpool to take part in the FIFA Club World Cup in Qatar

Liverpool will be heading to Qatar this year after FIFA announced the host nation for the next two Club World Cup competitions. The Reds secured their spot in the seven-team competition after they beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in the Champions League final on Saturday. While FIFA has plans to expand the tournament to 24 teams, the FIFA Council confirmed that the 2019 and 2020 competitions would stick with the seven-team format and Qatar would be the host. FIFA has also said that the subsequent tournaments would be «valuable test events in the build-up to the FIFA World Cup 2022.» The FIFA Council plans to expand the Club World Cup after it voted on a revamped version of the competition back in March. Under the new format, which will be introduced in the 2021 edition from June to July, the Clu...

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