Petersburg doctors urgently operated the youngest daughter of FIFA president, who arrived at World Cup

Petersburg doctors urgently operated the youngest daughter of FIFA president, who arrived at World Cup
Gianni Infantino

The child was urgently taken to the Children's Clinical Hospital of the St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University.

The doctors of St. Petersburg had to carry out an emergency surgery for appendicitis on the seven-year-old daughter of the president of the International Football Federation (FIFA) Gianni Infantino, reports Fontanka on July 11.

According to the publication, Infantino’s wife, along with their youngest daughter, came to the northern capital last week, and on July 8, the girl suffered severe abdominal pain. The child was urgently taken to the Children's Clinical Hospital of the St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University.

The same evening, the doctors conducted a complicated surgery for appendicitis, which was successful. Given the political responsibility of the situation, the best medical personnel was involved in the girl's treatment, and now she feels well, the publication says.

On July 7, Gianni Infantino was in Sochi at the match between Russia and Croatia, which ended late in the evening, after which he flew to Petersburg urgently. According to the publication, the president of FIFA came to the clinic and thanked the St. Petersburg doctors for the help provided to his child.

In total, Infantino has four daughters.

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