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  World Cup bosses to discuss drinks breaks
Updated 06 March 2002, 14.04
Players might be able to take a break in the World Cup
Matches in this summer's World Cup could be split into quarters to give tired footballers a break from the hot weather in Korea and Japan.

Football bosses are going to discuss an idea to have drinks breaks in the middle of each half at the tournament that starts in May.

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But Fifa officials say it isn't likely to happen, because they don't like to make rule changes just for a single tournament.

The idea was suggested by the people who run German football, because they're worried that the weather would be much hotter than their players were used to.

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But Fifa says that Japan isn't that hot during the summer, and say that rain is going to be a much bigger problem, because at the time of the World Cup rain storms are very likely.

Some people think that the idea actually has nothing to with helping the players, and is really a clever way of making time for more adverts.

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