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Gianni Infantino
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9th President of FIFA
Assumed office
26 February 2016
Preceded by Sepp Blatter
Secretary General of UEFA
Assumed office
1 October 2009
Preceded by David Taylor
Personal details
Born 23 March 1970 (1970-03-23) (ageĀ 51)
Brig-Glis, Switzerland
Nationality Swiss, Italian
Occupation FIFA President

Gianni Infantino ( born 23 March 1970) is a Swiss-Italian football administrator. He has been the president of FIFA since 26 February 2016. He was the general secretary of UEFA from 2009 through 2016.

On 26 October 2015, Infantino received the full support of the UEFA Executive Committee to stand for the position of president in FIFA's upcoming Extraordinary Congress. On the same day, he confirmed his candidacy. He was elected president at the Congress on 26 February 2016. The Congress was held with the purpose of reforming FIFA.

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