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Infantino Re-elected As FIFA President Unopposed

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The FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been re-elected for a second term as the FIFA president on Wednesday in Paris at the Congress of the world football’s governing body.

Infantino was first elected in February 2016 and was today re-elected unopposed for the next four years which runs till 2023.

While addressing the 211 members federation representative head of the women’s World Cup which starts in Paris on Friday.

He said, “FIFA has been transformed into an organisation synonymous with credibility”.

“Today nobody talks about crises, nobody talks about rebuilding FIFA from scratch, nobody talks about scandals, nobody talks about corruption, we talk about football.”

“The very least we can say is that we have turned the situation around.

“In three years and four months, this organisation went from being toxic, almost criminal, to being what it should be, an organisation that develops football, an organisation that cares about football.”

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