‘I feel like a migrant worker’: Gianni Infantino strikes defiant World Cup tone

Fifa president compares Qatar issues with his own upbringing‘Don’t criticise Qatar’, Infantino tells press conference in Doha

The Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, has hit back at criticism of Qatar from Europe in a press conference on the eve of the World Cup.

The game’s global governing body has been attacked for its decision to take the finals to Qatar, where the treatment of migrant workers and the rights of LGBTQ+ people have been in the spotlight leading up to the finals.

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@neda14114584

@emilykschrader @FIFAcom, #GianniInfantino before the games U were feeling, gay, Qatari, migrant worker, etc etc. 2… https://t.co/VCHhCu6bHD

Posted on: 2022-11-30 09:13

@cakismols

@katie7268495 Today i feel like a migrant worker

Posted on: 2022-11-30 05:03

@CharlieSnow

It doesn’t feel like the #WorldCup because there is no game that is worth this. #engwal https://t.co/S9B9LanpUY

Posted on: 2022-11-29 20:50

@Speedhiking1

@FriedemannWeise “Today, I feel Qatari. Today, I feel Arab. Today, ... Today, I feel gay. Today, I feel disabled. T… https://t.co/N264fbRm3Y

Posted on: 2022-11-29 13:44

@tjarnikova

@kuncmichal I realized this morning that as a skilled migrant worker, I pay into the public pension system of the B… https://t.co/xMahDeOo0i

Posted on: 2022-11-28 18:34

@augustus_gtrs

@bartleby_era Today I feel like a migrant worker https://t.co/TVyivkkos7

Posted on: 2022-11-28 15:38

@ForgottenFlo

@jxn_simp Today I feel like a migrant worker 😂

Posted on: 2022-11-28 11:30

@vhhm28

@Xones7 @ParikPatelCFA today i feel like a migrant worker

Posted on: 2022-11-28 09:23

@terjeaukland

RT @JarlWaage: FIFA-boss #Infantini at a press conference in Qatar some days ago: «Today I feel like a gay person. Today I feel like a migr…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 14:32

@JarlWaage

FIFA-boss #Infantini at a press conference in Qatar some days ago: «Today I feel like a gay person. Today I feel li… https://t.co/p73qAcGwfu

Posted on: 2022-11-27 14:24

@irish_polity

Fifa's Gianni Infantino blasts Qatar critics: 'Today I feel like a migrant worker' #FIFAWorldCup #Infantino… https://t.co/cUU4EEOGLS

Posted on: 2022-11-27 11:31

@Highroads

RT @SolomonicColumn: @coldwarsteve Riddle me this: I feel like a migrant worker, except that I earn more. I feel like a woman, only I'm…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 09:22

@AbaSarsar

@ParikPatelCFA I like how he unintentionally said that being gay is like being a disabled migrant worker. I only w… https://t.co/l7jAnpwVL4

Posted on: 2022-11-27 05:52

@RosymarRdV

FIFA President Infantino:"Today I feel Qatari, I feel Arabic, African, gay, disabled, I feel [like] a migrant worke… https://t.co/3bR5b1uPjF

Posted on: 2022-11-26 14:54

@AshryMatt

RT @visegrad24: FIFA President Gianni Infantino at the inaugural press conference in Qatar: “Today I feel Qatari. Today I feel Arab. Today…

Posted on: 2022-11-26 09:08

@mckinlay_liz

RT @david_conn: Yesterday: Security guards at Doha World Cup park claim they are paid just 35p an hour; Today: Gianni Infantino, Fifa pres…

Posted on: 2022-11-26 00:31

@wasserhouse

RT @jhallwood: Gay people undoubtedly face awful treatment in Qatar but I feel like the migrant worker deaths have really been unfairly sup…

Posted on: 2022-11-25 21:08

@ET4AV

RT @jhallwood: Gay people undoubtedly face awful treatment in Qatar but I feel like the migrant worker deaths have really been unfairly sup…

Posted on: 2022-11-25 20:06

@jhallwood

Gay people undoubtedly face awful treatment in Qatar but I feel like the migrant worker deaths have really been unf… https://t.co/v7hfM4IcuL

Posted on: 2022-11-25 20:06

@jamzbrux

Pretty much the epitome of liberalism when after Fifa's Head of Money Laundering or whatever he is did his whole "T… https://t.co/jOpVwz2jrR

Posted on: 2022-11-25 10:08

@maliks_88

sent a two lines email and wueeeh.....I feel like a migrant worker

Posted on: 2022-11-25 07:05

@bHestCards

RT @Daryrezvani: Today I feel Qatari. Today I feel Arabic. Today I feel African. Today I feel gay. Today I feel disabled. Today I feel like…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 21:16

@Daryrezvani

Today I feel Qatari. Today I feel Arabic. Today I feel African. Today I feel gay. Today I feel disabled. Today I fe… https://t.co/iL5ucG7B9I

Posted on: 2022-11-24 21:12

@migrantslives

FIFA President’s ‘I Feel Like a Migrant Worker’ Speech Misleading https://t.co/oIWXwR6qg8

Posted on: 2022-11-24 18:10

@A_Harrisimo

@GaryLineker Today I feel like a lunar migrant worker

Posted on: 2022-11-24 16:12

@JeffGovCon

On Saturday, the FIFA president held a speech that fell somewhere between burlesque, temperamental and impudent, hi… https://t.co/VS8BT0CQbM

Posted on: 2022-11-24 13:40

@MollyAr57334262

RT @Dane__Garcia: Wait! What? FIFA Boss Attempts to Empathize: ‘I Feel Gay, I Feel Like a Migrant Worker’

Posted on: 2022-11-24 03:12

@DavidGr07837209

FIFA President’s ‘I Feel Like a Migrant Worker’ Speech Misleading https://t.co/StlvhGZ7BF

Posted on: 2022-11-24 00:08

@gekalte

RT @TocquevilleJnr: @AsaWinstanley @MichaelEast1983 👏🏽 A little disappointed BBC didn’t show us #Qatar2022  opening ceremony We *rightly*…

Posted on: 2022-11-23 17:14

@SteveWeatheral3

@sportbible Was this the day he felt a bit gay . Tomorrow he’s going to sit next to a shovel and feel bit like a migrant worker

Posted on: 2022-11-23 15:22

@turgut_tarhanli

FIFA President’s ‘I Feel Like a Migrant Worker’ Speech Misleading https://t.co/VyaXfCI9Eb

Posted on: 2022-11-23 13:10

@LenaErlandsson1

RT @maxrushden: The absolute shame of Infantino to say 'today i feel like a Migrant worker'. Such a fucking disgrace. Compensate the dea…

Posted on: 2022-11-23 12:28

@ExStrategist

"Today, I feel gay. Today, I feel disabled. Today, I feel [like] a migrant worker.” Well said Nicola.

Posted on: 2022-11-23 10:18

@SafetyPinDaily

FIFA President's 'I Feel Like a Migrant Worker' Speech Misleading || Via: Human Rights Watch https://t.co/8lKTOjbTWP

Posted on: 2022-11-23 06:20

@FatimaM86772400

FIFA President's 'I Feel Like a Migrant Worker' Speech Misleading #bachelorinparadiseabc #ياسر_الشهراني https://t.co/9RS8WVBJPI

Posted on: 2022-11-23 04:12