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SEPP BLATTER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Blatter: European politicians helped Qatar land World Cup

BERLIN — FIFA president Sepp Blatter said in a Sunday newspaper interview that French and German presidents applied political pressure before the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded to Russia and Qatar, respectively. Blatter told Welt am Sonntag that “there were two political interventions” from former French president Nicolas Sarkozy and German counterpart Christian Wulff...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Embattled Sepp Blatter admits travel limited for fear of arrest, but he’s still innocent…

Sepp Blatter, the embattled current FIFA president, has steadfastly denied any wrongdoing in the ongoing bribery and money laundering scandal engulfing those closest to him. However, since his re-election to anther term as FIFA president, Blatter has not been seen outside of his native Switzerland. Could it be fear of arrest himself? Many have speculated that was exactly what was...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

FIFA president Blatter makes new World Cup claim

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has claimed there were "political interventions" from the presidents of France and Germany ahead of the voting for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. The embattled chief of football's world governing body alleges former French president Nicolas Sarkozy and his German counterpart Christian Wulff sought to influence vote-makers before the two tournament hosts...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blatter won’t attend World Cup final due to ‘personal reasons’

Sepp Blatter won’t have the pleasure of performing one of his favorite job tasks this weekend. Blatter won’t attend the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup final on Sunday in Vancouver, Reuters reported Tuesday. Blatter’s U.S.-based lawyer, Richard Cullen, said the FIFA President won’t travel to Canada “for personal reseasons” but declined to say what role the ongoing corruption...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon making film about FIFA scandal

One movie about FIFA has already been a disaster. The propaganda film United Passions earned $918 dollars in the U.S. on its opening weekend and has lost more than $26 million against its estimated $29 million budget. People were clearly not buying what that movie was selling, especially as it was released following FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s forced resignation amid a federal...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA's 'United Passions' lowest-grossing movie in U.S. history

  Americans are growing increasingly fond of soccer but their appreciation for the global game on the big screen is another story.   “United Passions,” a movie about world soccer’s governing body, has earned the title of lowest-grossing film in United States box office history, the Guardian reported Thursday, citing the Hollywood Reporter. FIFA paid much of...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blatter reconsidering decision to step down

Sepp Blatter is reportedly reconsidering the decision he made recently to step down as president of FIFA. According to the Daily Mail, Swiss newspaper Schweiz am Sonntag cited an anonymous source close to Blatter over the weekend who said Blatter may change his mind and decide to remain in his current position. Blatter has apparently...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blatter fires FIFA PR chief De Gregorio over a joke

Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sepp Blatter, evil genius

Lionel Messi opened the scoring in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday for Barcelona, weaving through a trio of Athletic Bilbao defenders before cutting inside of a fourth and slotting the ball home at the near post. It’s easy to be ungrateful of Messi’s abilities because he does things like that on the regular. But even if the goal was a single brushstroke on the painting that...
Via The Sports Post
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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