FIFA and FIFPro have today concluded a wide-ranging six-year cooperation agreement to strengthen relationships between the two organisations and improve the governance of professional football worldwide. Additionally, an accord has been reached between FIFA, FIFPro, the European Club Association and the World Leagues Forum under the umbrella of FIFA’s newly formed Football Stakeholders Committee, which
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(WFI) Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with FIFA president Gianni Infantino ahead of next month’s FIFA Confederations Cup.
(WFI) FIFA president says “there’s a lot of fake news and alternative facts” being circulated about his organization.
April 5 – UEFA passed new statutes at its annual Congress, and comments from its president indicate no end in sight in row with the EPFL.
Jan. 10 – FIFA’s ruling body today voted unanimously to expand the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams from 2026.
Oct. 13 – The new FIFA president unveils a slew of initiatives to grow the game and change the perception of the federation.
Oct. 4 – Gianni Infantino floats idea of expanding World Cup to 48 teams, a move criticised by the Germany coach
Sept. 1 – Gianni Infantino accepts a salary of $1.53 million a year, with FIFA No.2 Fatma Samoura set to receive $1.3 million.
June 14 – Russian football’s hooliganism problem may be one of Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura’s top priorities when she takes up the post of FIFA secretary general on Monday.