Victor Montagliani

Victor Montagliani
Vice president of FIFA
Assumed office
May 2016
Preceded by Sunil Gulati
Canada Soccer Association President
Assumed office
5 May 2012 (2012-05-05)[1]
Preceded by Dominic Maestracci
CONCACAF President
Assumed office
12 May 2016 (2016-05-12)[2]
Preceded by Alfredo Hawit
Personal details
Born (1965-09-12) September 12, 1965
Nationality Canadian
Alma mater Simon Fraser University

Victor Montagliani is a Canadian businessman, soccer executive, and the president of CONCACAF. He is a member of the FIFA Council.


He is a former player of amateur soccer club side Columbus F.C.[3] In his professional career, he was a manager at Hogan & Cox Insurance Adjusters in Maple Ridge before being transferred to Vancouver in 2003.[4] He attended Simon Fraser University.[5]

He was the president of the British Columbia Soccer Association in 2005.[6] During his time at BC SA, he was supportive of Sikh players wearing a patka should they want to, after a match official has told a 17 year old player to remove it or leave the game.[7]

He was voted in as president of the Canada Soccer Association in May 2012.[8] In February 2016, he announced his intention to become the President of CONCACAF.[9] He won the presidency on May 12, 2016, defeating Larry Mussenden of Bermuda.[10]


  1. "Montagliani elected Canadian Soccer Association President". Canada Soccer Association. 6 May 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2016.
  2. "CONCACAF Elects New President, and Members of CONCACAF and FIFA Councils". CONCACAF. 12 May 2016.
  3. "Columbus to seek society status". (via Burnaby Now). 4 July 2009. Retrieved 25 March 2016.
  4. "Insurance West" (pdf). Winter 2003.
  5. "Victor Montagliani's passion for soccer drives his bid to make Canada a global player". The Province. 26 June 2015.
  6. "Waterfront Soccer Stadium set to go says Lenarduzzi". Les Twarog Vancouver Real Estate and Condo Blog. October 2005.
  7. "Turban allowed on soccer field". Tribune. 10 September 2005.
  8. "New president of Canada Soccer Montagliani intent on lifting profile". Tribal Football. 9 May 2015.
  9. "Victor Montagliani, Canada Soccer boss, to run for CONCACAF presidency". CBC. 8 February 2016. Retrieved 25 March 2016.
  10. "Canadian soccer boss Victor Montagliani wins CONCACAF election". 12 May 2016. Retrieved 13 May 2016.
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