Articles about Gianni Infantino

Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony has been postponed: Details here

16 May 2020

Sports
Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony has been postponed: Details here

FIFA's The Best awards ceremony, scheduled to be held in Milan on September 21, has been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic, world football's governing body confirmed.

Arsene Wenger grabs new role with FIFA: Details here

14 Nov 2019

Sports
Arsene Wenger grabs new role with FIFA: Details here

Former long-time Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, on Wednesday, grabbed a new role with the football's governing body, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).

'FIFA to decide whether 2022 WC will have 48 teams'

10 Dec 2018

Sports
'FIFA to decide whether 2022 WC will have 48 teams'

Gianni Infantino stated that FIFA will decide in March 2019, whether the next edition of the football 2022 World Cup will be extended to 48 teams or not.

Qatar World Cup might see 48 teams: FIFA President

31 Oct 2018

Sports
Qatar World Cup might see 48 teams: FIFA President

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said that the body is pondering over the possibility of 48 teams in the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

FIFA boss is angry with CR7-Messi for missing 'Best Awards'

01 Oct 2018

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FIFA boss is angry with CR7-Messi for missing 'Best Awards'

According to the Spanish outlet AS, the President of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is unhappy with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for pulling a no-show at this year's The Best FIFA Awards.

FIFA chief invites Thai cave boys to World Cup final

06 Jul 2018

World
FIFA chief invites Thai cave boys to World Cup final

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has invited the Thai boys' football team trapped in a cave to the World Cup final, as messages of support poured in from top players.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Infantino wants 48-team tournament in Qatar

14 Apr 2018

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FIFA World Cup 2022: Infantino wants 48-team tournament in Qatar

FIFA President Gianni Infantino wants a 48-team 2022 World Cup that is slated to be held in Qatar.

Video Assistant Referee is now a part of football

04 Mar 2018

Sports
Video Assistant Referee is now a part of football

Football is never going to be the same again.

La Liga to implement Video Assistant Referees for next season

16 Nov 2017

Sports
La Liga to implement Video Assistant Referees for next season

La Liga is set to make use of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system for the 2018-19 football season, as confirmed by the Spanish league's president Javier Tebas.

FIFA World-Cup 2022: Amnesty accuses Qatar of human rights violations

20 May 2017

Sports
FIFA World-Cup 2022: Amnesty accuses Qatar of human rights violations

Amnesty International has stated that despite highlighting gross human rights abuses among workers building infrastructure for Qatar's 2022 FIFA World Cup, the country did little to improve the situation.

FIFA reveals allocation plan for 48-team 2026 WC

02 Apr 2017

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FIFA reveals allocation plan for 48-team 2026 WC

FIFA has revealed its allocation plans for the 48-team World Cup tournament scheduled for 2026.

FIFA President concerned over Trump's ban

12 Mar 2017

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FIFA President concerned over Trump's ban

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has raised his concerns over travel ban on the Muslim-majority countries by the President of United States saying that it would hurt the nation's bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

2026 FIFA World Cup to be the biggest one ever

10 Jan 2017

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2026 FIFA World Cup to be the biggest one ever

The 2026 FIFA World Cup will have 48 teams instead of current 32, FIFA's decision making body said.

FIFA president wants Video Assistant Referee at 2018 World Cup

18 Dec 2016

Sports
FIFA president wants Video Assistant Referee at 2018 World Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said that he would like to see the Video Assistant Referee at the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

2026 FIFA World Cup could be the biggest

09 Dec 2016

Sports
2026 FIFA World Cup could be the biggest

The 2026 FIFA World Cup might be the biggest one after national federations from Asia, Europe and Oceania gave a thumbs up to the FIFA President's 48-team format.

Gianni Infantino eyes expanded Club World Cup

19 Nov 2016

Sports
Gianni Infantino eyes expanded Club World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has proposed an idea of expanding the number of teams in FIFA Club World Cup from seven to 32.

Talks to expand FIFA World Cup positive: Infantino

16 Oct 2016

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Talks to expand FIFA World Cup positive: Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said that the talk to expand the 2026 football world cup are on a positive track.