Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and Fifa president Gianni Infantino admire the World Cup trophy after the 2018 final between France and Croatia in Moscow. Photo: EPA
Nicolas Atkin
Opinion

Opinion

Nicolas Atkin

Like Donald Trump, Fifa moves to silence critics as Gianni Infantino follows Vladimir Putin’s playbook

Gianni Infantino clamps down on detractors by removing word ‘corruption’ from governing body’s ethics code – perhaps he learned a few tips at the World Cup

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and Fifa president Gianni Infantino admire the World Cup trophy after the 2018 final between France and Croatia in Moscow. Photo: EPA
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