The FIFA President made a joke about doping in the team of Russia on football


Vitaly Mutko, Gianni Infantino, Alexey Paramonov (left to right)Photo: Vladimir Song / RIA Novosti

The President of the International football Federation (FIFA), Gianni Infantino said the situation with doping in football. His words leads TASS.

The head stated that all the doping samples taken from players of the Russian team at the last three international tournaments, gave a negative result. “I will emphasize again that all samples were tested outside of Russia, we test the national teams of Russia as well as Germany, and Italy. You can make a joke? If they were doping, the results would have been better,” he said.

According to Infantino, FIFA is doing a lot to fight doping. “We have page document with our response to the report of Richard McLaren, when we talk about doping problems in competitions of FIFA, Russia has no bearing on the anti-doping process, all samples are tested in Lausanne,” — said the head of the organization.

In November 2017, reported the contact, the FIFA officials with the informant the International anti-doping Agency Gregory by Rodchenkova. In turn, Rodchenkov said that he had enough information to prove the existence of the doping system in Russian football.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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