attends the Preliminary Draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia at The Konstantin Palace on July 25, 2015 in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Michel Platini’s lawyer, Thibaut d’Ales, has stunningly claimed that the FIFA Ethics Committee is seeking to ban the UEFA President for life. There is no word on whether or not this ban would extend to FIFA President Sepp Blatter. Formal corruption proceedings have been opened against Platini and Blatter by Hans-Joachim Eckert and the FIFA […]
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND – MAY 30: FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter talks to the press during the FIFA Post Congress Week Press Conference at the Home of FIFA on May 30, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Alessandro Della Bella/Getty Images)
After 17 years in the role, FIFA president Sepp Blatter is stepping down. It was announced today in a conference in Zurich, Switzerland. In a brief statement following the announcement, Blatter said he would “organize extraordinary congress for a replacement”. He has also called for “a limitation on mandates and terms of office”. What this announcement […]
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 08: HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, FIFA Vice-President, is interviewed on stage at the Soccerex European Forum Conference Programme at Manchester Central on September 8, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has announced via Twitter that he is running against Sepp Blatter for President of FIFA. The FIFA Vice-President and Executive Committee member from Jordan has been representing Asia as VP since 2010 and is a graduate of Princeton. The Prince has showed during his time with FIFA that he is […]