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FIFA chief Infantino contracts coronavirus

50-year-old Swiss-Italian executive has mild symptoms, is in quarantine for 10 days

Can Erozden   | 27.10.2020
FIFA chief Infantino contracts coronavirus

ANKARA

FIFA President Gianni Infantino tested positive for the novel coronavirus, French media reported Tuesday.

The world’s football governing body said in a communique that the 50-year-old Swiss-Italian executive has mild symptoms and is in quarantine for 10 days, according to L'Equipe.

Infantino was elected president of FIFA in 2016.

He was re-elected last year for another four years.

Before serving at FIFA, Infantino worked for UEFA, Europe’s football's governing body.

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