Fifa president Gianni Infantino

January 5, 2023
January 5, 2023

FIFA boss Infantino in Pele wake selfie row

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino insisted Wednesday he would never be disrespectful to Pele as he came under fire over a photo call at the Brazilian legend's wake.

December 18, 2022
December 18, 2022

Best World Cup for FIFA, but not for migrant workers

There has been demands for FIFA to set up a compensation fund for migrant workers.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

The West, FIFA and Us: We're all being hypocritical about the World Cup

Pro-migrant, anticolonial discourse has been weaponised to support Qatar’s hosting of the FIFA World Cup

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

FIFA chief blasts 'hypocrisy' of Western nations on eve of World Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino blasted the "hypocrisy" of Western critics of Qatar's human rights record on Saturday, making a passionate defence of the World Cup in the Gulf state on the eve of the kick-off.

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019

FIFA to continue support for Bangladesh’s football

Federation International de Football Association (FIFA) President Gianni Infantino assures that his organisation will continue to support for the promotion of football in Bangladesh.

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019

Infantino lands in Dhaka

Fifa president Gianni Infantino arrived in Dhaka for his one-day goodwill visit.

July 2, 2017
July 2, 2017

Infantino hails VAR 'great success' at Confed Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino hails the video assistant referee (VAR) system as a "great success" at the Confederations Cup, but admits it still needs improving.

June 11, 2017
June 11, 2017

Fifa World Cup 2022: Infantino 'confident' in 2022 despite Qatar crisis

FIFA is confident the diplomatic crisis sweeping Qatar will normalise and not threaten the 2022 World Cup, the organisation's president, Gianni Infantino, said in an interview.

May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017

FIFA finances 'extremely solid'

FIFA president Gianni Infantino claimed on Monday that the finances of football's governing body were "extremely solid", despite it posting a $369 million loss earlier this year.

March 4, 2017
March 4, 2017

FIFA chief ‘confident’ of video officials at WC

Video assistance for referees could be a reality at next year's World Cup finals despite teething problems when they were tested at the Club World Cup, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Friday.