it Became known about the future accused of corruption of the President of the International football Federation (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, in the organization. This was reported in the release FIFA published RIA Novosti.
Infantino will not be removed from office by the President, despite the ongoing proceedings against him in Switzerland. “He was not charged with any crime, he is innocent. FIFA is convinced that after the investigation it is confirmed that the President did nothing wrong,” reads the statement of the Federation.
On excitation of criminal case against Infantino became known on July 30. It was also reported that proceedings were instituted against the chief Prosecutor of the Upper Valais Rinaldo Arnold. Infantino, and Arnold were allegedly members of a secret meetings with the attorney General of Switzerland.
Infantino was elected FIFA President in February 2016. In June of 2019 he was re-elected for a second term.