Infantino Elected FIFA President, Replacing Banned Blatter

  • Banned Blatter leaves role after almost 20 years in charge
  • Infantino arrives as soccer body tries to overcome corruption

Gianni Infantino .

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Gianni Infantino was elected president of FIFA, putting him at the top of soccer’s global governing body as it tries to emerge from a sweeping corruption scandal.

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