APRNEWS : Qatar World Cup had 'best group stage ever', FIFA boss
APRNEWS - FIFA president Infantino praised the group and historic knock-out phase: "Put very simply and very clearly, this has been the best group stage of a World Cup, ever. So it's very promising for the remainder of the World Cup. But the matches have been of great, great quality in beautiful stadiums - we knew that already - however, as well, the public who was there was incredible", he said joyrfully.
"Over 51,000 on average. Record-breaking figures on TV - we already had over two billion viewers, which is really incredible. The level is very, very equal."