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Sepp Blatter

Fifa President
Male
Born Mar 10, 1936
Age 79
Hometown Visp
Net Worth $10 Million
Nationality Swiss Nationality...
Alma Mater University of Lau...
Other Names Joseph Blatter

Joseph S. Blatter, commonly known as Sepp ("Giuseppe") Blatter, is a Swiss football administrator, who serves as the 8th and current President of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). He was elected on 8 June 1998, succeeding João Havelange. He was re-elected as President in 2002, 2007 and 2011. Despite winning four terms as President, Blatter has often been dogged by controversy and allegations of corruption.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sepp Blatter.

CHILDHOOD

1936 Birth Born on March 10, 1936.

THIRTIES

1972 36 Years Old He was Director of Sports Timing and Relations of Longines S.A., and was involved in the organization of the 1972 and 1976 Olympic Games. … Read More

FIFTIES

1992 56 Years Old FIFA president Sepp Blatter was cleared of any misconduct, but his predecessor, Brazilian Joao Havelange, resigned as FIFA's honorary president for his part in the scandal, since Havelange along with former FIFA Executive Committee members Ricardo Teixeira and Dr. Nicolas Leoz were found to have accepted illegal payments between 1992 and May 2000. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

…  He was elected on 8 June 1998, succeeding João Havelange.
He was re-elected as President in 2002, 2007 and 2011. … Read More
2006 70 Years Old The controversies surrounding Blatter have made him unpopular among some, and he has been publicly heckled at the World Cup in Seoul, the Confederations Cup in Frankfurt, both in 2006, in his home town of Visp in 2011, at the 2012 Women's Olympic Football Final Medal Ceremony, and at the opening of Confederations Cup match in 2013.
2007 71 Years Old Blatter appeared to incur much criticism during 2007 and 2008 for his apparent persistence in attempting to change European Union employment law regarding the number of foreign players football clubs can field at any one time. … Read More
2010 74 Years Old The criticism attracted by Blatter's refusal to allow goal-line technology or video replays intensified following the controversial Lampard disallowed goal in the match between England and Germany on 27 June 2010. … Read More
In 2011, elections were scheduled for the FIFA presidency, in which Blatter was again the incumbent candidate, running for a fourth consecutive term.
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