Fifa President Gianni Infantino watches the Uefa Super Cup final in Tallinn, Estonia. Photo: AP
Simon Chadwick
Opinion

Opinion

Simon Chadwick

Fifa president Gianni Infantino plays the global game: how football has become a subtle but strong diplomacy tool

  • Football boss meeting world leaders with next Fifa Council meeting quickly approaching
  • Infantino’s travel itinerary offers insight into organisation’s priorities

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Fifa President Gianni Infantino watches the Uefa Super Cup final in Tallinn, Estonia. Photo: AP
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Simon Chadwick

Simon Chadwick

Simon Chadwick is a Professor of Sports Enterprise at Salford University in the UK, where he is also a member of the Centre for Sports Business.

Paul Widdop

Paul Widdop

Dr Paul Widdop is a cultural networks analyst at Leeds Beckett University in the UK. He is also co-founder of The Football Collective and research editor of Connect Sport.