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Blatter says he is going to World Cup at Putin’s invitation

GENEVA: FIFA’s disgraced ex-president Sepp Blatter has told AFP he will go to next year’s World Cup in Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin, despite being banned from football. “I will go to the World Cup in Russia. I received an invitation from President Putin,” the 81-year-old said in an interview. Blatter said Michel Platini, the ex-UEFA president ...

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Blatter says he is going to World Cup at Putin’s invitation

GENEVA: FIFA’s disgraced ex-president Sepp Blatter has told AFP he will go to next year’s World Cup in Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin, despite being banned from football. “I will go to the World Cup in Russia. I received an invitation from President Putin,” the 81-year-old said in an interview. Blatter said Michel Platini, the ex-UEFA president ...

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