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Fifa’s new president Gianni Infantino is already on the pitch – in pictures

Fifa’s new president Gianni Infantino has not been officially sworn into office yet but marked his first working day as president of football’s world governing body by playing a friendly with a handful of international players along with Swiss-based Fifa employees.

The match symbolised a return of the primary focus of Fifa, that for some has been lost by the lavish living and corruption that culminated in the banning of Infantino’s predecessor Sepp Blatter.

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Published: February 29, 2016 04:00 AM