Gianni Infantino

FIFA chief Infantino sticks to 40-team World Cup plan

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has again underlined his support for an expanded 40-team World Cup despite criticism of the extended 24-team Euro 2016 format.

FIFA president Infantino defends new council rights

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has defended a decision to allow its new-look council the right to appoint and dismiss members of key governance and compliance committees.

Russia target foreign football stars, Infantino visit concludes

Russia should base its national football team on domestic players, but foreign stars are welcome to join if they accept Russian citizenship, the country's sports minister, Vitaly Mutko, said...

Infantino criticizes Panama Papers TV deal reports as "disgrace"

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has described reporting over a TV contract which emerged in the leaked Panama Papers affair as a "disgrace."

FIFA president Infantino welcomes probe over TV contract

FIFA president Gianni Infantino welcomes "any investigation" relating to a TV contract he signed while working for UEFA.

Blatter offers Infantino help but warns on friends

Joseph Blatter has offered his help to newly elected FIFA president Gianni Infantino but has told him miracles will be expected and friends "become rare."

Infantino to play football before starting football reform job

New president Gianni Infantino will play football on his first official working day Monday before starting the daunting task of implementing reforms to lead FIFA out of its deepest crisis.

Putin congratulates Infantino, sees close cooperation with FIFA

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Gianni Infantino on his election as president of FIFA and highlighted cooperation between the 2018 World Cup hosts and football's world governing...

Infantino president, reforms approved as FIFA seeks fresh start

Gianni Infantino was elected FIFA president on Friday in what football's ruling body hopes will be a major step towards restoring credibility amid continuing US and Swiss corruption investigations...

Infantino top in FIFA vote but 2/3 majority missed; second round

Switzerland's Gianni Infantino leads the first round of voting for the presidency of the ruling body FIFA but fails to miss a required two-thirds majority as a second round of voting is needed....

Infantino gets broad European backing for FIFA presidential bid

The football federations of 2018 World Cup hosts Russia, Denmark and Moldova were the latest on Wednesday to announce their support of Gianni Infantino in his bid for the presidency of the world...

Infantino unveils plans for first 90 days if elected FIFA president

Gianni Infantino unveiled a plan of action on Monday for his first 90 days if he's elected FIFA president.