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Blatter urges investigation of Infantino’s meetings with Swiss prosecutor

Lausanne, Switzerland | AFP | Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter called for an investigation into his successor Gianni Infantino, after Switzerland’s Attorney General admitted meeting the current boss of world football’s governing body. The attorney general, Michael Lauber, told journalists earlier on Wednesday that his meetings with current FIFA boss …

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FIFA report details spending of Blatter era

Lausanne, Switzerland | AFP | A copy of a report seen by AFP into the state of FIFA commissioned by Gianni Infantino after his election as president shines a light on the murky ways of the old regime at world football’s governing body. The 98-page “Progress at FIFA – Status Report” …

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Football: Blatter regret at overstaying FIFA tenure

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, forced out as head of world football’s governing body amid a corruption scandal in 2015, admitted on Sunday he regretted not stepping down earlier. The 81-year-old was banned over ethics breaches, bringing an end to his 17-year reign as FIFA …

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Blatter blasts Infantino over lack of respect

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter accused his successor Gianni Infantino of showing a lack of respect for him in an interview with the BBC. The 80-year-old — who on Monday lost his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over a …

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