Trump welcomes Federation Internationale de Football Association chief Infantino, gives press red card

Adjust Comment Print

Infantino presented the American president with a personalised shirt and even brought red and yellow cards.

In July, at a Helsinki summit with Russian president Vladimir Putin, the US president received a World Cup ball in exchange for an Alex Ovechkin jersey and hockey puck.

Infantino then handed Trump a pair of referee's yellow and red cards, before explaining their meaning.

United States President Donald Trump met with the leaders of FIFA and the U.S. Soccer Federation in the Oval Office on Tuesday. "I like that! I like that" as he pretended to throw a red card at the gathered contingent in DC.

Leah Millis  Reuters
Leah Millis Reuters

"But over here, maybe at some point they'll change the name, I'm not sure". It's working very well either way. "And, again, we want to thank you, it's all signed up, it's all set to go and it'll be a special event - I think it's going to be something really very special".

"I want to thank Gianni Infantino for being here - he's the president of Federation Internationale de Football Association and a highly respected man". "We're going to have a great partnership and it's going to be very special", Trump said. "Maybe they'll extend the term", he said to laughter, as he gestured towards media.

The president and former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson repeatedly assured Federation Internationale de Football Association in the lead-up to the vote on the 2026 games that the US would ease restrictions that were implemented as part of the president's ban on travel from several majority-Muslim countries. "Because if they don't extend the media is going to be very boring, it's going to be very boring".

Madonna Explains Her AWKWARD Aretha Franklin Speech At The VMAs!
Nope, they just dusted off Madonna and her outfit and called it a tribute . "I Love Camilla! Congrats!" she wrote in conclusion. I love-L O V E! and there is nothing anyone can say or do that will change that. "R-E-S-P-E-C-T.