Infantino scolds World Cup critics in extraordinary diatribe

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Gianni Infantino said he feels gay. That he feels like a woman. That he feels like a migrant worker. He lectured Europeans for criticizing Qatar’s human rights record and defended the host country’s last-minute decision to ban beer from World Cup stadiums. The FIFA president delivered a one-hour tirade on the … Read more

Gianni Infantino: Explosive tirade from FIFA boss threatens to overshadow World Cup opener

Doha, Qatar CNN — The World Cup finally gets underway on Sunday after 12 years of questions and criticisms of the tournament being held in Qatar. But although kickoff for the opening match is just hours away, soccer itself is still being overshadowed by off-the-field matters. FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s extraordinary tirade against Western critics … Read more