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Gianni Infantino believes he has turned FIFA into a 'credible' organisation. He is re-elected as the body's president for the second-term.
Sepp Blatter who was found guilty in a corruption scandal in 2015 is now saying that money risks is ruining the sport.
Gianni Infantino was accompanied by Japan Football Association president Kohzo Tashima and Asian Football Confederation secretary-general Windsor John.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino offer to invest US$25 billion in an expanded Club World Cup has been rejected.
The 48-year-old, who took charge of the international body in 2016, is the sole candidate for the post.
German Football Federation president Reinhard Grindel castigated FIFA president Gianni Infantino over a lack of transparency on new competition proposals.
Qatar has been locked in a bitter dispute with Gulf neighbours Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain that has complicated the prospect of sharing matches in an expanded tournament.
The head of world football's governing body has been pressing in recent weeks for the 2022 finals to expand from the 32 teams in Russia this year to 48.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said that a 48-team World Cup in 2022 would be unlikely to happen.
According to the report, FIFA president Gianni Infantino broke the world football body's rules by interfering in the rewriting of its ethics code.
Qatar was awarded the hosting rights in late 2010 and has been planning for a 32-team tournament since.
Infantino's Saudi-backed plans, which have already been harshly criticised, are on the agenda of Friday's meeting of FIFA's ruling council.
DFB president Reinhard Grindel was unhappy that his FIFA counterpart Gianni Infantino had met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan regarding Turkey's bid to host Euro 2024.
Gianni Infantino was effusive in his praise of the 2018 World Cup.
The diplomatic rift between Saudi Arabia and Iran has caused football clubs from the two countries to be unable to play in each other's country.
The FIFA president says he almost cried after Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup, adding he would have liked to have given the cup to Azzurri captain Gianluigi Buffon.
New president of football's governing body suggests 16 teams from a preliminary knockout round of 32, meeting another 16 seeded teams in the final rounds.