FIFA Boss Gianni Infantino gets approval to extend tenure until 2031

Gianni Infantino has secured backing from the FIFA Council to potentially extend his presidency until 2031 - beyond the 12-year limit envisaged in reforms of the scandal-plagued football body he helped to draw up. The job running world football pays around $3m (£2.46m) annually and he is unopposed to be re-elected in March. The FIFA … Continue reading FIFA Boss Gianni Infantino gets approval to extend tenure until 2031

FIFA says World Cup Prize Money has increased to $400 million

Ahead of the upcoming 2018 World Cup scheduled in Russia, the world football governing body FIFA has said it increased the prize money from $38 million to a whooping $400m. Speaking at a press conference on Friday, FIFA President Gianni Infantino insisted that the global organization is no longer a “toxic” brand shunned because of scandals … Continue reading FIFA says World Cup Prize Money has increased to $400 million

President Of Korean Republic Moon Jae-in holds meeting with FIFA Boss

Gianni Infantino was pleased to meet the president of Korean Republic Moon Jae-in, whose country successfully hosted FIFA's U-20 World Cup last Sunday. The global football competitions came to a close last weekend with England as pround and deserving winners. Image: Gianni Infantino and Moon Jae-in In the final match which was played at Suwon … Continue reading President Of Korean Republic Moon Jae-in holds meeting with FIFA Boss

FIFA’s Video Referees: Everything you need to know

FIFA's new use of video referees has attracted criticisms around the world but the pros definitely outweighs the cons. Diego Maradona's Hand of God and many other matches which have ended unfavorably to teams and countries over the years, are good examples why this new technology is a step in the right direction for football. … Continue reading FIFA’s Video Referees: Everything you need to know