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FIFA will not pay any compensations to the football clubs25-02-2015
FIFA have announced that they will not pay compensation to the clubs and leagues after it became clear that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be held in November and December.
That decision was made because of the extremely high temperatures in this part of the world during the summer months.
'The situation is not perfect, we know that, but why would you even talk about compensation? This happens for the first time and it won't ruin football.', said FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke.
'Why should apologize to the clubs? With them, we had agreements according to which the clubs were given 40 million. dollars in 2010 and 70 million in 2014.', he added.
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