Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) is determined to bring the World Cup to China – and Fifa president Gianni Infantino (left) seems willing to help make it happen. Photo: Xinhua
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

The East Stand by Jonathan White

Fifa must stop ignoring Chinese government interference in football – things will only get worse

  • Fifa president Gianni Infantino turning a blind eye to the meddling going on at home of his latest World Cup sponsors
  • Chinese Football Association ceding power to General Administration of Sport despite Fifa rules

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) is determined to bring the World Cup to China – and Fifa president Gianni Infantino (left) seems willing to help make it happen. Photo: Xinhua
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