9 Ways to Change the World Cup

Orrin Konheim
7 min readDec 4, 2022

This was originally published in 2018 for The Weekly Standard

The numbers speak for themselves. No sport has as much global reach, participation or spectatorship.

As a result, it’s relatively easy to think that soccer is doing something right and there’s no reason to change the game. But what if there were things that could be easily improved about soccer?

Orrin Konheim

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