Gianni Infantino, president of the FIFA, in an act of the entity


Infantino: "Football is not the most important thing, none match worth a life"

Published:2/04/2020 - 19:47h

Updated:2/04/2020 - 19:47h

Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, spoke about the difficult situation that is being experienced due to the coronavirus. The Swiss said that football has taken a back seat to this disease

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Gianni Infantino, president of the FIFA, spoke on the world-wide crisis that is generating the coronavirus. The illness is asolando to the society and is causing a lot of contagions and deaths. For the responsible maximum of the Fédération Internationale of Football Association the football has gone through complete to a flat second until this situation improve and the illness have remitted.

"Any party costs a life. For the first time the football is not the most important. The health is the first and will keep on being it until this illness was defeated", signalled the Swiss in the Ordinary Congress of the CONMEBOL that celebrated by videoconference this same Thursday. "These are time complicated and no of a lot of words. They are time of respect by which suffer and help. The virus has showed us that we are small and vulnerable", continued the one of Brig.

The president of the FIFA also stood out that this crisis goes to change completely the current sportive panorama, as much as will change to the own society. For him, the society goes to have to accustom to a new reality. "From now, the world in general and the world of the sport go to be different when we go back to the normality", commented.

Infantino Admitted that from now all the organisms, included the FIFA, have to throw a hand and shelve his own interests for the sake of all. "Each one has his interests, but have to speak and put on the table some subjects that until hour have not put. We have to look for world-wide solutions to tackle these problems with spirit of cooperation and solidarity", explained, refieriéndose to the sportive field.

The mandator also recognised that the FIFA finds prepared to negotiate with all the parts to arrive to a consensus regarding calendars and to the dispute of the distinct competitions. "We are in a very solid position and thanks to this the FIFA has a name of credibility in the market and in the world. We go to do an evaluation of the damages, including to all the confederations, to consult with all the parts interested", informed.

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Finally, the president wanted to aim that from the Fédération Internationale of Football Association are working to solve the problems that could have a lot of clubs to pay the wages of his footballers. The crisis is forcing to a lot of teams to do ERTES or cuts salariales that from the FIFA want to control. "We are working very strong to protect to the clubs and to the players", finalised his intervention.

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