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President of FIFA
FIFA logo without slogan.svg
Gianni Infantino (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Gianni Infantino

since 26 February 2016
Fédération Internationale de Football Association
Style His Excellency
Member of FIFA Council
Seat FIFA Headquarters, Zürich, Switzerland
Appointer FIFA Congress
Term length Four years
Elected in the year following a FIFA World Cup
(renewable three times)
Constituting instrument FIFA Statutes
Precursor Sepp Blatter
Inaugural holder Robert Guérin
Formation 21 May 1904
Deputy Salman Bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa
Salary £2.6 million (FIFA figures for 2015)
Website official website

The following is a list of presidents of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the world association football governing body.

The current president is Swiss-Italian Gianni Infantino. Before him, Cameroonian Issa Hayatou was acting president after the impeachment of Sepp Blatter on 8 October 2015, which was later followed by a six-year ban from all football-related activities on 21 December 2015.

Presidents of FIFA

Presidency President Date of birth Date of death Took office Left office Tenure Nationality
1 Robert Guérin 1906 year.jpg Robert Guérin 28 June 1876 19 March 1952 (aged 75) 23 May 1904 4 June 1906 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.&&&&&02 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&012.&&&&&012 days  France
2 Daniel Burley Woolfall 1908 year.jpg Daniel Burley Woolfall 15 June 1852 24 October 1918 (aged 66) 4 June 1906 24 October 1918 (died) &&&&&&&&&&&&&012.&&&&&012 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0142.&&&&&0142 days  United Kingdom
Acting Cornelis August Wilhelm Hirschman.jpg Cornelis August Wilhelm Hirschman 16 February 1877 26 June 1951 (aged 74) 24 October 1918 (acting) 1920 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&0309.&&&&&0309 days  Netherlands
Acting
(chairman)
Jules Rimet in 1920.jpg Jules Rimet 14 October 1873 16 October 1956 (aged 83) 1920 (acting) 1 March 1921 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0185.&&&&&0185 days  France
3 1 March 1921 21 June 1954 &&&&&&&&&&&&&033.&&&&&033 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0112.&&&&&0112 days
4 Rodolphe Seeldrayers.jpg Rodolphe Seeldrayers 16 December 1876 7 October 1955 (aged 78) 21 June 1954 7 October 1955 (died) &&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&0108.&&&&&0108 days  Belgium
Acting Arthur Drewry.jpg Arthur Drewry 3 March 1891 25 March 1961 (aged 70) 7 October 1955 (acting) 9 June 1956 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0246.&&&&&0246 days  United Kingdom
5 9 June 1956 25 March 1961 (died) &&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0289.&&&&&0289 days
6 Stanley Rous.jpg Stanley Rous 25 April 1895 18 July 1986 (aged 91) 28 September 1961 8 May 1974 &&&&&&&&&&&&&012.&&&&&012 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0222.&&&&&0222 days  United Kingdom
7 João Havelange.jpg João Havelange 8 May 1916 16 August 2016 (aged 100) 8 May 1974 8 June 1998 &&&&&&&&&&&&&024.&&&&&024 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&031.&&&&&031 days  Brazil
8 Йозеф Блаттер.jpg Sepp Blatter 10 March 1936 (1936-03-10) (age 84) Living 8 June 1998 8 October 2015 (impeached) &&&&&&&&&&&&&017.&&&&&017 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0122.&&&&&0122 days  Switzerland
9 Gianni Infantino (cropped).jpg Gianni Infantino 23 March 1970 (1970-03-23) (age 50) Living 26 February 2016 Incumbent &&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0240.&&&&&0240 days  Switzerland
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