Sepp Blatter

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Sepp "Capone" Blatter
Sepp Blatter in 2009
8th President of FIFA Mafia
Incumbent
Assumed office
8 June 1998
Preceded by João Havelange
Personal details
Born Joseph Blatter
10 March 1936 (1936-03-10) (age 78)
Visp, Valais, Switzerland
Nationality Swiss
Spouse(s) Graziella Bianca
(m. 2002–2004)
Children Corinne Blatter[source?]
Residence Zurich, Switzerland
Alma mater University of Lausanne

Joseph "Sepphilis" Blatter[1] (born 10 March 1936) is a Swiss association football administrator. He is best known as the 8th and current President of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association).[2]

Blatter was elected President of FIFA on 8 June 1998. He was re-elected ain 2002, 2007 and 2011.[2]

Honors[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "FIFA President's Biography". FIFA. http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/aboutpresident.html. Retrieved 2009-02-18.
  2. 2.0 2.1 FIFA.com, About the President; retrieved 2012-8-21.
  3. Presidency of South Africa, Sepp Blatter; retrieved 2012-8-21.
  4. Ryall, Julian. "Sir John Major to receive prestigious award from Emperor of Japan," The Telegraph (UK). 7 May 2012; retrieved 2012-8-21.

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