Gianni Infantino

Column: FIFA, Infantino only winners from biennial World Cup

Three years after leaving Arsenal, Arsene Wenger is trying to sell the merits of a biennial World Cup rather than waiting four years between tournaments.

published on : 9th September 2021

FIFA head aims to rethink soccer competitions and schedule

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.

published on : 22nd May 2021

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