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World Cup 2022: Fifa president Gianni Infantino accuses West of 'hypocrisy'

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Fifa president Gianni Infantino has accused the West of "hypocrisy" in its reporting about Qatar's human rights record on the eve of the World Cup. In an extraordinary monologue at a news conference in Doha, Infantino spoke for nearly an hour and made a passionate defence of Qatar and the tournament.
Published 3 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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Infantino accuses West of 'hypocrisy' in speech

Fifa president Gianni Infantino accuses the West of "hypocrisy" in its reporting about Qatar's human rights record on the eve of the World Cup.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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'This Moral Lesson-Giving... is Just Hypocrisy'- Gianni Infantino Hits Back At FIFA World Cup Critics

FIFA president Gianni Infantino hits back at criticism of Qatar's human rights record on Saturday, blasting the "hypocrisy" of Western critics on the eve of the World Cup kick-off.

3 months ago·India
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‘I feel gay, disabled … like a woman too!’: Infantino makes bizarre attack on critics

The Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, has hit back at criticism of Qatar from Europe in a press conference on the eve of the World Cup

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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FIFA President Infantino says double standard behind World Cup critics

The FIFA president delivered a one-hour tirade on the eve of the World Cup's opening match, and then spent about 45 minutes answering questions from media about the Qatari government's actions and a wide-range of other topics.

3 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Infantino at FIFA World Cup: ‘Today I feel Qatari... Arab... African... gay... disabled... a migrant worker’

The build-up to the tournament in the Gulf state has been dominated by concerns over Qatar’s treatment of migrant workers, women and the LGBTQ community.

3 months ago·India
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Fifa’s Gianni Infantino: ‘Today I feel gay, I feel disabled, I feel a migrant worker’

In a bizarre monologue, Infantino criticises Western media for giving ‘moral lessons’ about Qatar’s abuse of migrant workers and LGBT+ rights ahead of the World Cup

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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