Fifa chief Infantino was in the city of Santos, Brazil, to pay his final respects to the player widely considered the greatest of all time, who died on Thursday at the age of 82.
The head of global soccer body FIFA, headed by Gianni Infantino, is getting ready to deal with complaints and appeals over wage cuts for players, producing guidelines for clubs and football bodies looking to cut costs during the stoppage caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has promised to make available money from the world governing body’s reserve funds as football faces up to the financial impact of the coronavirus shutdown.
FIFA head slams double standards of the West over criticism of Qatar's human rights records, says: "Today I feel Qatari, today I feel Arab, today I feel African, today I feel disabled, today I feel a migrant worker," he said.
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has called for his successor, Gianni Infantino, to be suspended by the global soccer body after criminal proceedings were opened against Infantino in Switzerland.
"Arab world is a fantastic place, there are around 50 million people living in the Arab countries and they have some fantastic talents like that of Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City and Mohammed Salah of Liverpool,” says FIFA president.
The two sides discuss ways of strengthening the relationship between the Council and FIFA, as well as ways of bolstering their efforts to develop international football and broaden the Beautiful Game’s role in promoting the values of tolerance, peace.
FIFA chief Gianni Infantino reiterated his comments that football has the healing power and can be ray of hope to take world forward in the time of distress at the Dubai International Sports Conference on Sunday.
The FIFA President lauded the UAE’s keenness to host the most prominent international sports forums and platforms that bring together sports stars, fans and stakeholders from different countries of the world...
FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he is not in favour of sanctions against the 12 clubs that tried to launch a European Super League, preferring ‘dialogue’ on football reform. The plan to create a closed competition was ‘unacceptable’ and ‘unimaginable’,