This stupid rivalry between UEFA and FIFA does not exist anymore and rsgoldfast does not have to exist,” Infantino said before hugging Ceferin.Relations between FIFA and UEFA became strained in recent years under the leadership of Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini. Both have since been banned from soccer for corruption.Seats on the FIFA Council were confirmed for Sandor Csanyi (Hungary), Dejan Savicevic (Montenegro), and Costakis Koutsokoumnis (Cyprus), who will serve through 2021.

They were unopposed because Icelandic candidate Geir Thorsteinsson withdrew and Russian candidate Vitaly Mutko failed eligibility checks because of his role as Russian deputy prime minister.A special election will be held in September for a fourth FIFA Council spot.Separately, German soccer association president Reinhard Grindel was appointed to finish predecessor Wolfgang Niersbach’s spot on the council, to run through 2019.

Niersbach was banned from soccer last year after the buy OSRS gold ethics committee ruled he failed to report possible misconduct related to Germany being awarded hosting rights for the 2006 World Cup.Former Polish great Zbigniew Boniek was among eight candidates elected Wednesday to places on the UEFA executive committee, along with Grindel, Gill, John Delaney (Ireland)

Michele Uva (Italy), Karl-Erik Nilsson (Sweden), Michael van Praag (Netherlands) and Servet Yardimci (Turkey).Candidates from Albania, Azerbaijan and Wales were not elected, and two from Kazakhstan and Cyprus withdrew. FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks during the 41st Ordinary UEFA Congress Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the Fair Centre Messukeskus, in Helsinki, Finland. (Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva via AP) FIFA proposals on Israel settlements fall short: Palestinians | Daily Mail Online.