Infantino FIFA campaign has 500,000 euros backing from UEFA

Gianni Infantino has declared 500,000 euros ($542,000) in monetary backing from UEFA for his comprar fifa coins presidential campaign.

Infantino, UEFA’s basic secretary, disclosed on his campaign web-site that the funding was authorized by the European governing body in October.

FIFA’s 209 federations vote on Feb. 26. With Michel Platini ineligible as a consequence of his FIFA ban, Infantino entered the race on deadline-day in October as the UEFA-based candidate. The funding wasn’t pointed out in that day’s UEFA fifa comprar coins statement.

”The UEFA executive committee agreed last October to support my campaign for the presidency of FIFA and set aside an amount of 500,000 euros for this goal,” Infantino wrote on his website. ”The funding is there essentially to cover the price of my travels around the globe and to supply some logistical help, provided that I’m trying to meet as numerous national associations as you possibly can in an effort to discuss troubles of concern to them regarding the future of planet football.”

Infantino is competing against Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim al Khalifa of Bahrain, ex-FIFA vice president Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan, former FIFA official Jerome Champagne and South African businessman Tokyo Sexwale.

Infantino has this week been backed by Germany, Switzerland, Barbados and Suriname.