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#Gianni Infantino

# gianni-infantino - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Fifa president Infantino predicts best ever World Cup in Qatar

FIFA’s decision to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup has been heavily criticised.

# gianni-infantino - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Players in breakaway European Super League could be banned from World Cup

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has warned teams of the consequences of stepping away from the organisation.

# gianni-infantino - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup

Accommodating more sides would vastly complicate Qatar’s task in preparing for the competition.

# gianni-infantino - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Fifa seek to double number of women footballers by 2026

Fifa is aiming for 60 million women footballers worldwide, while professionalising clubs and national leagues.

# gianni-infantino - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Trump gives media red card after meeting Fifa boss Infantino

The head of football’s governing body met the US president on Tuesday to discuss the 2026 World Cup.

# gianni-infantino - Friday 6 July, 2018

Fifa president Infantino invites trapped Thai soccer team to World Cup final

Gianni Infantino is hopeful the children and their coach can be rescued and taken to the showpiece event.

# gianni-infantino - Sunday 24 June, 2018

'He said in football there were 2 types of people - those who pay bribes and those who accept them'

Buzzfeed investigative reporter Ken Bensinger chats about his acclaimed new book on the Fifa corruption scandal.

# gianni-infantino - Friday 15 June, 2018

Saudis to hold players 'accountable' for World Cup drubbing

They shipped five goals in front of the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

# gianni-infantino - Monday 11 June, 2018

Talks for 48-team World Cup put on hold - Infantino

Plans for the 2022 Qatar tournament to feature 48 teams have been shelved according to the Fifa president.

# gianni-infantino - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Fifa boss thanks Putin, says Russia is 'absolutely ready' to host World Cup

‘The feedback from all our experts at Fifa are extremely positive,’ says Gianni Infantino.

# gianni-infantino - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Fifa plans to scrap the Confederations Cup and replace it with a bigger Club World Cup

The expanded competition will take place every four years instead of the current World Cup warm-up tournament.

# gianni-infantino - Monday 19 June, 2017

Ousted Fifa ethics heads were investigating Gianni Infantino - reports

The investigation stemmed from evidence provided by African representatives, a source said.

# gianni-infantino - Monday 5 June, 2017

Why our love of football makes its betrayal by Fifa so hurtful

In his latest book, The Fall of the House of Fifa, David Conn shows that not everything is black and white at the top of world football.

# gianni-infantino - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Infantino channels Trump as he bemoans 'fake news' about Fifa

The new president’s critics say the governing body has not changed since Sepp Blatter’s departure.

# gianni-infantino - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Europe to get three extra spots in 48-team World Cup under Fifa proposal

The tournament is due to expand in 2026.

# gianni-infantino - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Ireland's chances of qualifying for the 2026 World Cup will improve if Uefa get their way

European football’s governing body will ask for 16 places at the tournament.

# gianni-infantino - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Fifa considering penalty shootouts with a difference for 2026 World Cup group games

Technical Director Marco van Basten has admitted US-style format may be introduced.

# gianni-infantino - Monday 9 January, 2017

Explainer: The 5 options for Fifa’s expanded 48-team World Cup

Diego Maradona and David Trezeguet have offered their support for the 48-team tournament.

# gianni-infantino - Monday 19 December, 2016

'FIFA are not world doping police' - Infantino

Football’s governing body will not strip Russia of the World Cup.

# gianni-infantino - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

The new Fifa president wants a 48-team World Cup with 16 groups

Fifa President Gianni Infantino backs proposal, which will face vote in January 2017.

# gianni-infantino - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Gianni Infantino has Sepp Blatter's wine cellar removed as part of Fifa reform commitment

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has explained some of his efforts towards championing reform, including the removal of a wine cellar.

# gianni-infantino - Friday 5 August, 2016

Fifa clears its president of ethics violations after probe into personal expenses

The head of world football’s governing body has been cleared of wrongdoing by the Ethics Committee.

# gianni-infantino - Saturday 14 May, 2016

A new crisis looms at Fifa as 'consternated' key reform figure resigns in protest

Domenico Scala had been in charge of the organisation’s Audit and Compliance Committee.

# gianni-infantino - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Uefa offices raided by Swiss police after Panama Papers link

Leaked documents have connected football’s European governing body with the dramatic scandal.

# gianni-infantino - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

New Fifa president dragged into corruption scandal by Panama Papers - reports

Gianni Infantino responded to the reports by issuing a statement this evening.

# gianni-infantino - Monday 29 February, 2016

The new Fifa president enjoyed a kick around with a host of football legends on his first day

Sure it’s all fun and games at Fifa HQ.

# gianni-infantino - Friday 26 February, 2016

Gianni Infantino has been elected as the new Fifa president

The election took place in Zurich earlier today.

Here's everything you need to know about today's Fifa election and the 5 candidates

One man will be voted in to replace Sepp Blatter as the head of world football’s governing body in Zurich.

# gianni-infantino - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

You can’t make it up! Fifa reduces Blatter and Platini bans because of their ‘services to football’

The disgraced duo had initially been handed eight-year suspensions.

# gianni-infantino - Friday 29 January, 2016

John Delaney and the FAI will be backing this man for the Fifa Presidency

The current general secretary of Uefa is one of five candidates in the running.

# gianni-infantino - Friday 22 January, 2016

# gianni-infantino - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Forget a 33rd team, the World Cup should be expanded to 40 says Infantino

The Uefa general secretary outlined his vision for a bigger tournament.

# gianni-infantino - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

A wild boar hunter & a host of 'The Apprentice': meet the Fifa presidential candidates

The group of individuals hoping to succeed Sepp Blatter is a pretty motley crew.

# gianni-infantino - Monday 26 October, 2015

Everyone's favourite draw host is running for Sepp Blatter's job

Uefa general secretary Gianni Infantino has been declared as the latest candidate for the Fifa presidency.

# gianni-infantino - Monday 23 March, 2015

# gianni-infantino - Thursday 20 December, 2012

As it happened: Champions League, last 16 draw

Europe’s giants discovered who they will face in the knockout stages this morning.

# gianni-infantino - Friday 7 December, 2012

FAI welcomes UEFA's 2020 vision

The FAI has backed plans for a continent-wide European Championships in 2020, which could open up the possibility of a match in Ireland.