Gianni Infantino

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

2022 WC should be expanded to 48 teams if possible: Infantino

FIFA should if possible increase the size of the soccer World Cup in Qatar in 2022 to 48 from 32 teams, the global governing body's president Gianni Infantino said.

May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017

Infantino says will meet with racism victim Muntari

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he intends to talk with Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari, the victim of racist abuse in Italian football, and vowed to fight racist "idiots".

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...

December 9, 2016
December 9, 2016

'Disrespectful Infantino won't answer my calls'

Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says successor Gianni Infantino has showed him no respect by failing to return his phone calls.

December 8, 2016
December 8, 2016

‘Asia backs 48-team World Cup’

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino on Thursday said Asian countries backed his plan to expand the World Cup to 48 teams -- and added that up to three countries should be allowed to co-host the tournament.

December 8, 2016
December 8, 2016

FIFA boss urges zero tolerance for child abuse

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has called for "zero tolerance" of child abuse in football and promised to look into ways the global governing body can do more to prevent it in the wake...

October 5, 2016
October 5, 2016

Infantino proposes 48-team World Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Monday he would like to expand the number of teams in the World Cup to 48 by adding a

October 4, 2016
October 4, 2016

Infantino floats 48-team World Cup idea

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Monday he would like to expand the number of teams in the World Cup to 48 by adding a one-match playoff at the tournament's start.

September 3, 2016
September 3, 2016

Infantino hails video replays

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has hailed as "promising" the use of video replays for the first time during France's 3-1 friendly win over Italy.

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

FIFA headquarters searched, documents seized

Swiss investigators search FIFA's Zurich headquarters and seize documents, the country's prosecution authority says, while FIFA says the search targets sacked deputy general secretary...