'Being an immigrant helps to embrace diversity'– Infantino on running post of FIFA president (VIDEO)

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino has said his experience of having emigrated to Switzerland helps him to understand people and resolve problems in his role at the helm of the world football governing body. Talking exclusively to RT host and former football great Peter Schmeichel, Infantino said that his top goal is to develop football around […]

‘We heard about hooligans & racism, but no incidents, all ran smoothly’ – FIFA chief Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has commended Russia on a smoothly run tournament and the absence of violent or racist incidents during the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. Sunday’s Confed Cup final will see Germany take on Chile at St. Petersburg Stadium in the climax of the first ever Confed Cup to be held in Russia. In […]

‘All Russian World Cup 2014 doping tests negative’ – FIFA head Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has confirmed that all of the doping tests from the 23 Russian players taking part in Brazil’s 2014 World Cup had come back negative. Speaking at the closing press conference for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup at St. Petersburg Stadium ahead of the competition’s final on Sunday, Infantino said it made […]