Gianni Infantino has officially become the president of the world soccer federation replacing Sepp Blatter. The new president promises to bring new reforms to world football.
The information about this man began to be interested and read by fans. In today’s article, we will give you complete and accurate facts surrounding Gianni Infantino.
Background excerpts of Gianni Infantino
President Gianni Infantino was born on March 23, 1970. He was born in Brig, Switzerland although his parents were both Italians. His family immigrated to Switzerland when he was a child.
In childhood, Gianni Infantino loved football. He is a big fan of Inter-Club. He shared that he often asked his father to take the train across the border to watch Inter’s match in Giuseppe Meazza.
Gianni Infantino graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Friborg. He is fluent in 5 languages including Italian, French, German, England and Spanish. Before joining UEFE, Gianni worked at the International Sports Research Center of the University of Neuchâtel. In addition, he is an advisor to many football agencies in Italy, Spain and in Switzerland. He is currently married and has 4 children.
In February 2016, he was elected president of the world football federation. He replaced the position of Sepp Blatter – who resigned due to corruption and money laundering incidents.
Gianni’s career before serving as FIFA president
Despite his passion for football, Gianni Infantino did not choose the professional player path. He decided to study law at the front of Friborg University in Switzerland. At that time, this young man did the hardest work to earn money to go to school by himself.
But as a fateful arrangement, Gianni Infantino was pulled back with a round ball. After graduating from college, he worked as a football consultant in Italy, Spain and Switzerland. He started working at FIFA in 2000. Over 4 years, he was appointed Director of the Legal Department. He became UEFA Secretary-General in 2009 and also became a right hand of Michel Platini.
The reason for Gianni Infantino’s career development is because he is a very talented person. He is able to speak 5 different languages in 75 seconds. ESPN must be impressed by his outstanding talent.
His contributions to UEFA as well as world football contribute to his reputation and reputation. In addition, he is also well known as the manager of the draw for the Champions League and Europa League seasons throughout the years.