FIFA President Sepp Blatter, who said in 2011 he’d steer soccer’s ruling body through troubled waters, isn’t anywhere near land.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter’s 35 years with soccer’s governing body have included nine World Cups on five different continents. The event starting in South Africa today will define his career more than any other.
"This represents a major blow personally, because he was a lifelong friend."
- Sepp Blatter on Jul 30, 2014