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Sepp Blatter To Resign As FIFA Chief Over Corruption Scandal

FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he would resign from his office following allegations of corruption and inquiry into the world’s football body.

At a news conference in Zurich, Blatter said he would ask FIFA to schedule a new election for his replacement as soon as possible.
“FIFA needs a profound restructuring.” He said

“I appreciate and love FIFA more than anything else,” he said. “And I only want to do the best for FIFA.”

79 year old Blatter has worked for FIFA since 1975. He has been FIFA President since 1998.

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