Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Fifa President Gianni Infantino in Beijing in June, 2017. Photo: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Fifa President Gianni Infantino in Beijing in June, 2017. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Fifa President Gianni Infantino in Beijing in June, 2017. Photo: Xinhua

Fifa chief Gianni Infantino hails China’s progress, saying human rights issues should not exclude nations bidding for the World Cup

  • In a post-Fifa Council press conference, Infantino says human rights compliance are a requirement in any bidding process to host a World Cup
  • China may be among bids from Asia to host the 2034 World Cup, with the Fifa chief saying he will advocate for inclusion rather than ‘negativity’

Topic |   Chinese Football Association (CFA)
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Fifa President Gianni Infantino in Beijing in June, 2017. Photo: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Fifa President Gianni Infantino in Beijing in June, 2017. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Fifa President Gianni Infantino in Beijing in June, 2017. Photo: Xinhua
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