Shakhtar Donetsk chief accuses FIFA of ‘ignoring’ war-torn Ukraine after Russia invasion

Shakhtar Donetsk chief accuses FIFA of ‘ignoring’ war-torn Ukraine by keeping lucrative Russian TV deals and says Gianni Infantino should ‘visit all the places where the killings happened’

  • Sergei Palkin believes Ukraine has been betrayed by football’s governing body
  • FIFA has maintained a €39million TV deal with three state-linked TV channels
  • That’s despite most of the world cutting links with Russia after Ukraine invasion 
  • He suggested FIFA president Gianni Infantino should come to war-hit nation
  • FIFA did ban Russia from 2022 World Cup and gave humanitarian aid to Ukraine 
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