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Blatter Gets Standing Ovation After Resignation

8 04.06.2015 Инфо

In one tumultuous week, world soccer's governing body was plunged into a corruption scandal, ending with FIFA president Sepp Blatter's resignation days after he was elected.
Nevertheless, when Blatter showed up for work at FIFA's gleaming headquarters in Zurich On Wednesday his staff gave him a standing ovation.
Even though the 79 year old has not been implicated so far, his organization is embroiled in scandal. On May 27, Swiss police arrested 7 soccer officials in a raid of a luxury Zurich hotel on the eve of FIFA's annual conference. They were among 14 current and former sports and marketing officials indicted by U.S. authorities on bribery, vote-rigging and other corruption charges.
In a separate investigation, Swiss authorities seized documents at FIFA headquarters in their probe into the bidding contests for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments.