The Fight for FIFA

PATRICK HERZOG/AFP

FIFA's feuds sully football's reputation

SOCCER
The Fight For FIFA
He may not preside over any specific territory, but make no mistake: Sepp Blatter, the current head of FIFA, global football's governing body, has vast influence over his organization and an iron grip on international football. For almost four years, Blatter has deployed his lieutenants and outwitted his opponents to keep his place at the head of football's premier table. But in the past few weeks, he has appeared to be losing control over the house of FIFA. Soccer may be the beautiful game, but the body that governs it is...

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