FIFA President Gianni Infantino is thought to prefer the combined North American candidacy, largely due to the amount of money a World Cup in the region could generate. In Brazil 2014, it predicted Germany to win (despite a European team never winning a World Cup on South American soil) and before that, it successfully had Spain to win the 2010 World Cup.
With the 2018 FIFA World Cup just around the corner and soccer/football fever gripping the globe, you're probably hungry for anything related to the huge sports tournament. Lehmann held his nerve in the biggest moment of his career to save penalties from Roberto Ayala and Esteban Cambiasso and help his team to reach the last four of the World Cup.
The most important aspect of this DLC is the array of the numerous new online and offline game modes that the title's vast player-base can now enjoy for free. 32 teams have qualified for World Cup 2018, and will be competing for the most coveted crown of the footballing world.
Other game modes have also been added including a FIFA World Cup-themed Kick-Off mode and an expansion to the popular Ultimate Team mode.More news: Sharapova return sees her overcome wobble
The update features all 12 stadiums being used in the tournament, authentic kits, badges and Telstar match ball, so it's about as realistic as you can get. Build your dream worldwide squad with stars from all 32 qualified nations with dynamic player items related to the real-world tournament, plus legendary FIFA World Cup™ ICONS.
Federation Internationale de Football Association chose an Emirati refereeing team led by Mohammed Abdullah and he will be assisted by Mohammed Al Hammadi and Hasan Al Muhri to take part in the World Cup instead of the Saudi team.
While you can certainly spend countless hours reading about which team has the best chance of emerging victorious, EA Sports decided to make things easier for those not inclined to spend time devouring hours of soccer analysis.