Infantino is the nowhere man in this bonfire of greed, vanity and despotic power | Barney Ronay

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Fifa is expected to rake in a record £6.3bn from this messiest and most divisive of all World Cups, while the global game spins out of control

Today I feel … largely invisible. Today I feel like a boggle-eyed despot-groupie. Today I feel like essence of human avarice distilled through a series of filters, poured into a dark suit and presented on stage looking like a discredited small-town mayor with a secret.

Today I feel like I really should, for the sake of world football, start to get a grip on this chaotic Fifa World Cup.

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Written by Barney Ronay in Doha
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/nov/28/gianni-infantino-fifa-world-cup-2022-qatar under the title “Infantino is the nowhere man in this bonfire of greed, vanity and despotic power | Barney Ronay”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.