Newly elected FIFA President Gianni Infantino attends a news conference during the Extraordinary FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland February 26, 2016. (REUTERS/Ruben Sprich)
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino expressed shock and sadness Saturday at a suicide attack that ripped through a trophy ceremony after a local football tournament in Iraq, killing 32 people."I'm shocked and terribly saddened to have learnt about the awful tragedy which occurred yesterday at a football game," Infantino said in a statement.The bomber detonated his suicide vest late Friday afternoon as local officials were handing trophies to the players after a tournament in the Iraqi village of Al-Asriya, which lies near Iskandariyah, a town about 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of Baghdad.
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