Best twitter reactions to new 48-team World Cup

After FIFA approved a new format for the World Cup from 2026 that will include 48 teams. Twitter reacted to the news with more than a hint of cynicism.

Some tried to help ease the confusion of what the new format might look like.

However, there was a lot of cynicism, much of it targeting FIFA’s speckled past with finances.

While others questioned the playability of the new format.

And one tweet said it was the end of the tournament.

The Spanish threatened legal action.

Some tried to show optimism.

And others seemed to be genuinely happy.

And then there was the inevitable jibes.

While the more creative minds thought other sports could follow FIFA’s lead.