FIFA President

  • Brazil defends itself as right choice for 2014 World Cup 19-07-2013 09:42 AM

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil's government defended the country as host of the 2014 World Cup on Thursday, a day after FIFA President Sepp Blatter warned that recent protests meant it might have been the wrong choice. More than one million people took to the streets during last month's Confederations Cup...
  • Sepp Blatter says FIFA emerged 'stronger' in Brazil 29-06-2013 10:30 AM

    Rio de Janeiro: FIFA president Sepp Blatter glossed over the nationwide protests which have formed the backdrop to the Confederations Cup in Brazil, saying football had played a "positive part" for the country. Blatter was confident next year's World Cup, also in Brazil, would be a success and his spokesman...
  • World Cup legacy for Brazil goes beyond soccer, says Blatter 19-06-2013 10:34 PM

    Recife: Brazil will benefit with more than just new soccer stadiums from hosting the 2014 World Cup, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said as unrest in the country continued to overshadow the Confederations Cup. "In football, the whole country gets the legacy," Blatter said in an interview with Rio's O Globo...
  • Sepp Blatter drops hint he plans to stay on as FIFA president 03-05-2013 10:19 AM

    Kuala Lumpur: FIFA president Sepp Blatter dropped a hint he plans to stand again for another four year term as the head of world soccer's governing body during a speech to AFC delegates in Malaysia on Friday. Blatter had said he planned to step down from office at the end...
  • FIFA chief Blatter to visit India next month 13-02-2012 07:28 PM

    New Delhi: In a much needed boost to India's bid to host the 2017 Under-17 World Cup Football, FIFA President Sepp Blatter will visit the country early next month to have a first hand account of the developmental work here. Blatter, who is scheduled to visit Nepal during the AFC...
  • FIFA boss has big plans for India 16-04-2007 07:21 PM

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