Platini continues to push for a 2022 winter World Cup in Qatar

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By Andrew Warshaw

September 7 – UEFA President Michel Platini has reiterated his call for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be played in winter to avoid the searing heat of the desert summer where temperatures can reach 50 degrees.

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