“Gracias a los que me quieren, y a los que no…a todos los amo hoy” dijo Gianni Infantino para agradecer emocionado, desde la tribuna parisina, su reelección por aclamación para un segundo mandato al frente de la poderosa FIFA. No se recurrió a la votación de las 211 federaciones nacionales presentes en el 69 Congreso,
FIFA President Gianni Infantino, running unopposed, wins re-election by acclamation at the FIFA Congress in Paris. A statute introduced earlier this week by the FIFA Council meant there was no need for a vote to give the 49-year-old Swiss his first full four-year term. Infantino was elected in February 2016 to replace the disgraced Sepp
(WFI)- Sweden confirms it will not include Zlatan in its World Cup squad.
(WFI)- A big decision on Video Assistant Referees could come at the upcoming FIFA Council meeting in Bogota.
(WFI) FIFA increases its investigation into doping of the Russian national team.
Dec. 26 – Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko stepped down from his role as President of the Russian Football Union.
July 2 – Also: Premier League Settles West Ham dispute … San Antonio plans stadium upgrade for possible MLS club.
Jan. 21 – Barcelona officials have elected to renovate Camp Nou rather than build a new venue … Construction on a 2018 World Cup stadium will soon begin.
Jan. 9 – Price tag revealed for new Spartak Moscow facility … Orlando officials talk design for new stadium … NYC FC’s stadium is encountering public resistance.
May 13 – Visas not required for international athletes, coaches, other staff, says Putin … Russia 2018 releases annual report … More inside this Newsdesk …