Sepp Blatter's Not Gone Yet. Qatar 2022 is FIFA's Real Test of Reform

The world has rejoiced and danced on his figurative grave, but just how dead is Sepp Blatter as an influencer within FIFA?
We still have to see what plays out over the next several months, but the future of the planned 2022 World Cup in Qatar will perhaps be a better litmus test of how much change we can actually expect within world soccer's disgraced governing body.
News outlets across the world trumpeted Blatter's "resignation," even though — as noted Wednesday by Mark Doidge at Time — he did not utter the word once from the lectern on Tuesday.
The guy did not become the most powerful man in global sport and get re-elected at FIFA time and time again without some savvy.