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Gianni Infantino


Request FIFA not to impose a suspension: Praful Patel writes to Gianni Infantino

May 23, 2022 7:29 pm

Former AIFF head Praful Patel had said that he will talk to FIFA and wanted CoA to expedite the election process.

Infantino on Qatar: Migrant workers get pride from hard work

May 03, 2022 9:09 am

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says migrant workers gain pride from hard work while he was being questioned about workers suffering in Qatar while building World Cup infrastructure.

The biennial world cup may be dead, but FIFA’s fight isn’t over

April 05, 2022 11:59 am

Last week, Infantino, 52, could not quite bring himself to say explicitly that the biennial World Cup, the source of so much acrimony over the past year, was not going to happen. Instead, he allowed only that it was now time to “find agreements and compromises.”

FIFA president Gianni Infantino condoles Surajit Sengupta's death

February 27, 2022 7:35 pm

In a letter to AIFF president Praful Patel, Infantino wrote, “I would like to express my sincerest and heartfelt condolences on the recent passing of former international player, Surajit Sengupta. Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel for this loss.”

Gianni Infantino meets Premier League players over calendar changes

January 21, 2022 10:25 am

The meeting came after a number of players wrote a letter to Infantino asking to discuss their workload.

Football risks losing its appeal, we must rethink the way it is structured: Infantino

October 21, 2021 8:51 pm

Infantino made it clear that his organisation -- a behemoth in the world of sports -- is not solely guided by revenue.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino explains outcomes of FIFA Council meeting

October 20, 2021 11:20 pm

The FIFA Council confirmed that the 72nd FIFA Congress will be held on 31st March 2022 in Doha, Qatar, in conjunction with the Final Draw for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Ceferin warns Infantino of 'terrible consequences' in pushing for WC vote

October 20, 2021 7:26 pm

The FIFA Council is meeting later on Wednesday and the plans for a new international match calendar, including a World Cup every two years, are on the agenda.

We have a Super Bowl every year, why not a biennial World Cup - Infantino

October 13, 2021 10:17 am

Football's world governing body FIFA is conducting a feasibility study into the practicalities of staging a World Cup every two years, a move that has been met with fierce criticism from various confederations, clubs, players and fan groups.

FIFA head aims to rethink world football competitions and schedule

May 22, 2021 8:29 am

Infantino also defended talking with clubs about new projects like the breakaway Super League, which rocked European soccer body UEFA last month before a backlash quickly killed the plan.