FIFA President Gianni Infantino Proves He Does Not Know Much About Football (Video)

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino was seen on the pitch in a blue kit, where he took a bad corner kick that failed to hit the target.

A video surfaced showing how Infantino moved back and hit the ball with force, and the ball went so high behind the goal post to the dismay of many.

The Fifa President did this during a charity match recently. His poor handling of the ball amused Spectators and the players participating in the charity match.

An Instagram user named Powell commented that “how nobody is pointing out the fact that he is putting a captain’s band on”, which means he is the leader of the team with zero skill.

Kcity 24 said, “Infantino should stick to corruption; football’s not really his thing.”

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A comment from Kayden Newton read; “The FIFA President can’t kick a ball.” Another user stated that the FIFA President should stick to fixing matches.

TonyRob7 commented, “If someone paid him $20,000, he would have smashed that into the top corner.”

While Carlanpat commented, “These guys are pure paper pushers but are dictating the game.” Zidane needs to be the next president.

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How to Become A FIFA President

Not all footballers are capable of becoming FIFA president; it is not compulsory that you become a football star or have won different football awards in your history to become Fifa President.

Footballers tend to be managers after their careers, but according to history, there has never been a FIFA President who was a former football Superstar.

These are the steps to take to become a FIFA president.

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Gianni Infantino in the Press conference

1. The football governing body allows volunteers to campaign.

2. Before a candidate can campaign to be the president, he or she must have the backing of five members of the football body.

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3. The candidate must have played an active role in football for the past three to five years.

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Gianni Infantino giving Speech in the 2022 FIFA World Cup

4. The candidate must not in any way commit fraud or receive gifts in the form of bribes behind the scenes.

Who Is Gianni Infantino

Gianni Infantino was born on March 23, 1970, and is currently 52 years old. Infantino studied law at the University of Fribourg. He can speak seven different languages fluently.

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Gianni Infantino saying different things to the press

Gianni Infantino was elected president of FIFA in February 2016 and was also re-elected in February 2019. He is the 9th incumbent President of the football governing body.

He started working with UEFA in August 2000 as the director of UEFA Legal Affairs. Infantino became Deputy General Secretary of UEFA in 2007 and Secretary General of UEFA in October 2009.

In documents made public as part of the 2016 Panama Papers, Infantino was connected to the FIFA corruption controversy.

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Gianni Infantino looking angry

The documents alleged that UEFA entered into agreements with those under investigation after first denying any connection.

However Infantino is planning on making the World Cup every three years and they are greater chances of increasing the slot, giving room for more teams to come in

He is a fan of a well-known football club in Italy named Inter Milan.

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino giving the World Cup to Messi

Who is Gianni Infantino’s Wife

Leena Al Ashqar is the wife of FIFA President Infantino. She is of Lebanese ethnicity and of the Muslim religion. She has given birth to four daughters, and they are currently living in the capital of Qatar, Doha which is the second home of the President

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