What They're Saying: Gianni Infantino

"We've put in place mechanisms to control who comes into this building. It's the first time we've had these eligibility and integrity checks for all FIFA committees. And I can tell you that about 20 percent of those who have been put forward for committees have not been admitted."

-- FIFA president Gianni Infantino on the background checks instituted to weed out corruption in soccer. (ESPN FC)
1 comment about "What They're Saying: Gianni Infantino".
  1. Ginger Peeler, March 31, 2018 at 10:52 a.m.

    And what about the people who “put forward” the folks who couldn’t pass the eligibility and integrity checks? Are they also reviewed? While some may be putting names forward in good faith, the possibility remains that the person making the recommendation would also fail the eligibility and integrity checks. 

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