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Fifa boss Infantino meets Putin in Moscow ahead of 2018 World Cup

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By Euronews
Fifa boss Infantino meets Putin in Moscow ahead of 2018 World Cup

New Fifa boss Gianni Infantino has held meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin.


The Fifa president praised Russia’s work and said that he wants to introduce the video assistant referee to improve the standard of officiating during the World Cup. He added that he hoped Russia 2018 will be the first tournament to use the technology.

Next stop for Infantino, Doha, Qatar for a two-day visit to the host country of the 22nd World Cup.