Blatter - the man who won’t give up, must give up

Joseph Sepp Blatter is widely known as the man who won’t give up amid numerous feeble attempts to topple him.

He is seeking a fifth term to remain in charge of the multi-billion dollar sport, having been at the helm of FIFA since 1998.  Up until yesterday’s arrest of some of his subordinates on corruption charges, Blatter was an overwhelming favourite to win a fifth term when delegates vote on Friday.  FIFA has largely been viewed as allergic to change but the latest developments should induce seismic effects on FIFA and football in general.

Critics believe the ageing Blatter (79) should be enjoying his pension in the Swiss Alps rather than still stuck at FIFA offices in Zurich.

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Let the law take its course

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