Fifa’s treatment of Women’s World Cup final keeps ‘virus’ contained | Marina Hyde

Gianni Infantino possibly meant well in saying ‘this virus of women’s football will spread’ yet 2019’s showpiece is on the same day as the Copa América and Concacaf Gold Cup finals

Like anyone else waking up after being cryogenically frozen since the 19th century, I reflexively believe all the things Fifa says about itself. Nowhere is world football’s governing body more convincing than in its stated desire to grow the women’s game in the buildup to next year’s Women’s World Cup in France.

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