Gianni Infantino

FIFA president Gianni Infantino re-elected by acclaim

Infantino had no opponent in the election and won by acclaim instead of a formal vote by the FIFA Congress in Kiagli, Rwanda.

published on : 16th March 2023

Women's World Cup prize money gets big FIFA raise to USD 150M

FIFA president Gianni Infantino set a target of equal prize money for men and women at their next World Cups, in 2026 and 2027, respectively.

published on : 16th March 2023

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino questioned by Swiss special prosecutors

Infantino is due to be re-elected for a four-year presidential term at a March 16 election meeting in Rwanda.

published on : 11th January 2023

Everyone fell in love with Russia during World Cup, says FIFA chief Gianni Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said that the World Cup had a profound effect on Russia and will influence Qatar as well.

published on : 15th July 2018

FIFA World Cup trophy displayed at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium

Outside the refurbished stadium, colourful crowds of fans danced and chanted, with a heavy police presence keeping order.

published on : 14th June 2018

Too early to discuss 48-team World Cup in 2022, says FIFA President Gianni Infantino

The World Cup will be increased from 32 to 48 teams from 2026 but the CONMEBOL proposed in April that the change be introduced in 2022.

published on : 11th June 2018

FIFA plans to revamp Club World Cup, scrap Confederations Cup

The new format means the club competition will interfere less with the rest of the football calendar, particularly in Europe.

published on : 18th April 2018

Political football: Iraq to host Saudi in bout of diplomacy

Iraq has not played full internationals on home turf ever since its 1990 invasion of Kuwait that sparked an international embargo.

published on : 26th February 2018

Sunil Chhetri, Gianni Infantino, Praful Patel to attend FIFA U-17 World Cup final

Sunil Chhetri will be one among the dignitaries present during the final of the ongoing Under-17 FIFA World Cup.

published on : 26th October 2017