Zvonimir Boban Becomes One of Football’s Most Powerful Men
- by croatiaweek
- in Sport
Former Croatian international captain Zvonimir Boban has just become one of the most powerful men in football…
Boban (47), who was capped 51 times for Croatia, has been announced as the newest member of FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s office.
The legendary former AC Milan midfielder will a special advisor on football matters to FIFA’s top man. Since retiring from football in 2002, Boban has been a busy man. Apart from having a number of business interests, he completed a masters degree in history and is currently getting his doctorate in comparative literature in Zagreb. He also writes for Croatian newspaper Sportske Novosti and writes columns and football articles for Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport. He’s also been in front of the camera working as a football analyst for Sky TV in Italy.
Earlier this month Boban accompanied Infantino on a tour of Russia to check out how World Cup preparations were coming along, and only last week was in Mexico taking part in the FIFA Congress.