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moncler jacket outlet FIFA provided no indication to its board that Infantino had entered the talks before last month’s meeting in Bogot, Colombia. Instead, they were provided with the briefing document outlining the organization’s plans for an expanded Club World Cup. That event would replace a largely insignificant annual eight team tournament played in December. moncler jacket outlet

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