Gianni Infantino re-elected as FIFA boss until 2027
16 March 2023 | 2:41 pm
Despite criticism from European members of the soccer ruling body, Infantino was re-elected with no opponent. He had suggested FIFA's achievements under his leadership would keep an industry CEO in the job "forever."
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