FIFA president Sepp Blatter has a “good reputation.” Just ask him   Leave a comment

For years, I used to think the most corrupt individuals in international sports were Formula 1’s major-domo pair of Bernie Ecclestone and Max Mosley but the more I read about FIFA’s Sepp Blatter, the more you start to realize Ecclestone & Mosley are rank amateur pikers compared to Blatter…


In a better world, lawyers couldn’t just make things up. But the world is far from perfect, as we know … and here’s more evidence. (And at least in this case, we gain a little chuckle.)

The quick background here is that controversial FIFA president Sepp Blatter has won an injunction from a court in Switzerland that prevents publication of a certain book, one that bathes him in less flattering light. (Not exactly from the file of “something different,” eh?)

The book, titled The Platter Cartoons, is by Danish cartoonist Olé Andersen (who is a former professional player) and is full of satirical drawings that feature world soccer’s top man. As Andrew Jennings reported in his Transparency in Sport News blog, Blatter “has also listed FIFA as a second complainant so world football will pay his legal fees.” How nice.

But here’s the real kick in the head to…

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Posted December 17, 2013 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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