Sepp Blatter

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Sepp Blatter
Sepp Blatter in 2009
8th President of FIFA
Assumed office
8 June 1998
Preceded by João Havelange
Personal details
Born Joseph Blatter
10 March 1936 (1936-03-10) (age 79)
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 "Sepp" Blatter[1] (born 10 March 1936) is a Swiss association football administrator. He is best known as the 8th President of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association).[2]

Blatter was elected President of FIFA on 8 June 1998. He was re-elected in 2002, 2007, 2011[2] and 2015. But on 2 June, just days after being re-elected, he resigned.[3]

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