Infantino’s clear FIFA congress run overshadows football’s future conflicts

3 June 2019

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Photo: Getty Images The FIFA meeting on Wednesday will confirm the unopposed re-election of FIFA president Gianni Infantino after 40 comparatively smooth months in charge. Pictured is Infantino doing a "thumbs up" to Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness prior to the DFB Cup final between RB Leipzig and Bayern Muenchen at Olympiastadion on May 25, 2019 in Berlin, Germany.

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James Corbett corbett@offthepitch.com

PARIS - Football federation bosses from across FIFA’s 213 Member Associations converge on the organisation’s founding home of Paris this week to attend its 69th congress.

The meeting on Wednesday will confirm the unopposed re-election of FIFA president Gianni Infantino after 40 comparatively smooth months in charge of an organization that seemed doomed to implode at the time of his initial election.

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