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Infantino easyjets into Cardiff to talk football and flex his muscle

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By Andrew Warshaw in Cardiff
March 4 – As a statement of intent in terms of doing away with the excesses of the past, Gianni Infantino could hardly have made a more telling start. For his first overseas assignment as the new FIFA president, there was no private jet, no first class travel and not even a scheduled airline as Infantino, exactly a week after being elected in succession to Sepp Blatter, hopped on an Easyjet flight from Geneva to attend the annual International FA Board meeting in Cardiff via nearby Bristol airport.

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