FIFA president Infantino gives Trump shirt as they discuss plans for 2026 World Cup
The FIFA president believes the World Cup in eight years time will be the biggest sporting event in history.
There is no chance Trump will be in office in 2026 even if he wins a second term in office but the president quipped that maybe it could be extended.
‘So let’s see, 2026. I won’t be here. I won’t be here. Maybe they’ll extend the term,’ the president said, referencing the 22nd Amendment,’ he said.
Trump called Infantino, who stepped in after the corruption scandals under prior president Seth Blatter, a ‘highly respected man.’ He also spoke about what the game is called.
‘Soccer is a game, I guess you call it football. But over here, maybe at some point they’ll change the name, I’m not sure.