FIFA announces automatic offside pilot project

The norm of offside brings the world of football headlong. After what happened in Kylian Mbappé’s goal in Spain – France, the criticism has not ceased to try to change the rule. Football is evolving and from the FIFA They work so that improvements are made and that these situations are not repeated. In fact, Arsène WengerFIFA Head of Global Football Development has announced that there will be changes to the offside rule.

In a press conference given this Tuesday in Paris, he assured that they are thinking that the offside be automatic as part of the evolution of arbitration: “There are many possibilities. I am obliged to keep it a secret, but it will be the next of the great evolutions of arbitration. That would be one of the great changes that would revolutionize the world of football, although the former Arsenal manager did not want to go deeper.

This possibility was already discussed at the annual meeting of the International Board held last March. After the same Wenger already gave some clue about the idea of ​​relying even more on technology to determine the offside. «It can even be determined that with five or six centimeters it is not offside. Everything is under study, “he said at the time.

The FIFA wants to revolutionize football with this measure. Not even the arrival of WHERE has avoided the controversy with the offside. In Spain – France, the referee determined that Mbappé’s goal was legal because Eric García touched the ball voluntarily and the VAR ratified Taylor’s decision despite the fact that the images clearly showed how the player was clearly ahead.

The rule has generated a lot of controversy in the world of football and from the highest body of world football they are already working to correct it. It is speculated that he will be in the Qatar World Cup in 2022. This new option will be approved in 2022It is expected that in the month of March, which is when the new changes are usually approved. If it goes ahead, it would be introduced for 2023 since they are normally from one year to another, although having the World Cup in December they make an exception.

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