There remain those that view technology as an unwelcome addition to the game. For many years, the likes of Blatter and Platini led those calls with the latter believing more referees on the field would be an adequate solution.
For traditionalists, technology breaks the links between football of the present and football in the past. They would claim that why should football move with the times when millions still go and watch their team and their country play?
With Blatter and Platini moved aside, new blood at the top of FIFA made changes inevitable. Infantino is a keen advocate of technology and immediately pushed for the introduction of VAR. He would have brought technology in regardless.