Blatter says will remain FIFA president — lawyer



Sepp Blatter has told FIFA’s staff that he will stay on as president while he cooperates with Swiss prosecutors who have opened criminal proceedings against him, his lawyer said Monday.

“President Blatter spoke to FIFA staff today and informed the staff that he was cooperating with the authorities, reiterated that he had done nothing illegal or improper and stated that he would remain as president of FIFA,” Blatter’s Virginia-based lawyer Richard Cullen said in a statement.

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