There were two dozen football players and the number of t-shirts to be at midnight on Saturday G20 he would be obedient to FIFA. If the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is the United Nations General Observer status, the governing body in football now counts, and Thanks to the initiative of President Mauricio Macri, accessing the annual meetings of the G20.
"I got the amazing G20 directors, when you give them a ball, they are like us, they're all children," he said. Gianni Infantino during his interview Group: This Saturday, before leaving for Montevideo. Swiss-Italian, even a member and a shirt called the name of each state or government leader gathered in Buenos Aires. So he stopped everyone and opened the way for a powerful speech in which he told them that the economic movement that created football, around 330,000 million dollars a year , making their favorite sport in the world something similar to a fairly large country with ambitions to become a member of the G20.
– He surprised the power of his lecture on the G20 leaders.
– And the truth was that the leaders' enthusiasm surprised me, and I am think he also wants to listen to them. When you are a leader of an important country, you have many problems. They like football, they know it's there, many of them are fans, but they do not know what. For FIFA, it has been historic to be able to be with the top 20 leaders in the world and explain what's in football and what it is. created.
– How is Mauricio Macri invited to do it?
– We spoke to Davos in January this year and we talked about the first time about this FIFA focus on the G-20, which has never happened before. At the end we saw that they were all interested, have been happy. It's amazing, when you give them a ball in their hands, the directors are like us, they are all children.
– FIFA in the G20, the IOC with the UN …
– No, there's no competition in this way, it's just fun and there's only one very sporty sport that is a football. And after FIFA's event it is very important for us that the states want to have a direct relationship. That means things have already changed, we have had a FIFA impact. He is a member of the G-20 more joke, but we know that there is also a strong influence on football on the G-20 countries.
– Her clarity surprised when he talked about Qatar. Construction for 2022 World Cup of 48 participants and in many countries. Do you remember those countries?
– Can you tell me?
– Put another country, two times, three more …?
– Those who want! Two, three It would be beautiful. Let's see, it's a bit complicated, but there's nothing in soccer. If we have already made a decision between 48 and 2026, if it's good, why are you waiting until then? We know, in fact, the situation in the department. If not possible, we will implement a 32 World Cup that will be very good. And if possible we have made a decisive decision that the world wants. And we will have to bring countries closer to them so that they can give a little more among themselves.
The Infantino, who had been a three-year connection between Argentina and Macri, in a particular tension and uncertainty, today has a very good visit with her. president and World Cup leader 2030, Fernando Marin, when he traveled to Uruguay in a private plane from San Fernando Airport after visiting Argentina. Argentina Argentineach is very close to Diego Maradona: "I do not see it from the World Cup, but he's doing very good things in Mexican football."
Gianni Infantino, president of FIFA: "I see agony in Argentina that I do not understand and do it wrong"