Green light for video assistant referees in World Cup

Green light for video assistant referees in World Cup

The use of video assistant referees at this summer’s World Cup has been rubber-stamped by the FIFA Council.

In what was a formality after the International Football Association Board gave its approval at a meeting earlier this month, FIFA president Gianni Infantino confirmed VAR would be present in Russia.

Speaking at a FIFA Council meeting in Colombia, he said: "We are going to have our first World Cup with VAR. It has been approved and we are extremely happy with that decision."

- Digital Desk

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