Sepp Blatter Best Quotes

Joseph “Sepp” Blatter is a Swiss football administrator who serves as the eighth and current President of FIFA. He was elected on 8 June 1998, succeeding João Havelange. He was re-elected as President in 2002, 2007 and 2011. Enjoy Sepp Blatter’s best quotes below.

Sepp Blatter
“FIFA’s goal of making the world a better place through football cannot be achieved through our efforts alone – equally important is the power which every fan of the beautiful game has at their disposal.”
“Fifa cannot sit by and see greed rule the football world. Nor shall we.”
“FIFA stands for discipline, respect, fair-play, not just on the field of play, but in our society as well.”
“Liverpool have won everything but never a World Championship. I am sure in the future they will once again make the effort to win the tournament. They have had good rhythm in the Premier League this season.”
“It is very important that football can see beyond religion but FIFA does not just ignore its impact.”
“What I am most proud of is the legacy of hope that FIFA and football leaves around the world. It makes all of the efforts and energy I pour into this job worth it.”
“The source of wealth is from individuals with little or no history of interest in the game, who have happened upon football as a means of serving some hidden agenda.”
“There is a movement in club football, which I don’t necessarily consider a prime example of solidarity, because it leads us to conclude the rich are getting richer and they are using everything in the market to create an exodus from Africa.”
“What we have to do is to find a solution that the interests of the national teams are respecting the interests of the clubs. And also the clubs they shall respect the interests and the aspirations of national teams.”
“Racism and discrimination of any kind have no place in football.”
“I have no problem with G14. How can I oppose something that as far as I am concerned, does not exist?”
“The important thing for me was that the World Cup should travel round the world.”
“Why is it good for football to take the excitement away from fans by overcharging them for tickets to see their team?”
“Yes, in general, I think there is too much club football on TV.”
“The World Cup must remain the number one competition, because it is our only source of money and, with that money, we can develop football in the whole world.”
“Because I love football and I love the footballers.”
“Racism is if there are spectators or, outside the field of play, there are movements to discrimination, but, on the field of play, I deny that there is racism.”
“It’s up to the national associations and their leagues to limit the entry of foreign players.”
“As long as you’ve got serious investors who wish to put money into football, I applaud. It proves that football is attractive. What upsets me, what I find scandalous, is when clubs accept fools.”

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