Fifa World Cup revenue up by more than $1bn after taking tournament to Qatar

Sponsorship boosted by deals with Qatari companiesCosts reduced by effectively holding World Cup in one cityFifa has increased its World Cup revenue by more than $1bn (£840m) after taking the tournament to Qatar, the governing body has revealed.Gianni Infantino, the subject of widespread criticism on Saturday after a provocative opening speech, shared information regarding the record income with his national associations on Sunday.

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