Putin plans to meet with FIFA president in Sochi soon
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he plans to hold a meeting with FIFA President Gianni Infantino in Sochi soon, TASS reports.
"We will have an event in Sochi soon, we will meet with the FIFA president to outline the beginning of some stages of preparations for the World Cup," Putin said at a meeting with members of the Totem football club, inviting them to take part in that meeting.
"Since you are too world champions, I invite you there so that you could talk with Mr. Infantino. I believe it will be interesting for him to have a look at our world champions in his category," Putin added.