FIFA President Gifts Trump With Red Card For Unruly Reporters


Amber Athey Podcast Columnist
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino gifted President Donald Trump an official soccer yellow card and red card and joked that the president could use them on unruly reporters.


“In soccer, you know, we have refs,” Infantino told Trump in the Oval Office. “And they have cards. Yellow cards and red cards. Yellow is a warning, and when you want to kick out someone — ”

Trump appeared delighted by the idea of kicking people out of the Oval Office and immediately grabbed the red card from Infantino. The president then pretended to throw the red card at the press as the rest of the crowd laughed.

“That’s very good,” Trump joked with a big smile. “I like that, I like that.”

“So this can be used for — I don’t know,” Infantino said, as U.S. Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro suggested with glee that Trump use it for his “next media session.”

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