Sepp Blatter

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Infantino slams 'enemies' painting him as 'greedy'

FIFA's new chief Gianni Infantino accuses "enemies" of trying to paint him as greedy, and voices surprise at revelations that his disgraced predecessor and his deputies awarded themselves millions in dubious bonuses.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Fifa: Blatter, Jerome & Kattner 'awarded themselves £55m'

Former high-ranking Fifa officials Sepp Blatter, Jerome Valcke and Markus Kattner awarded themselves pay rises and bonuses worth $80m (£55m) over five years, say Fifa lawyers.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

FIFA HQ raided

Swiss investigators search the FIFA headquarters as the world football governing body reveals that former president Sepp Blatter and two of his deputies awarded themselves more than $80 million in often suspicious payments.

December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015

Blatter, Platini face eight-year ban

Fifa President Sepp Blatter and Uefa boss Michel Platini have been suspended for eight years from all football-related activities following an ethics investigation.

December 7, 2015
December 7, 2015

FBI probes Blatter bribe scandal role

The FBI is investigating the role played by Fifa president Sepp Blatter in a $100m (£66.2m) bribes scandal, a BBC investigation has discovered.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

Blatter claims backroom deal on Russia World Cup

Sepp Blatter has claimed there was a deal to give Russia the 2018 World Cup before voting took place, and blamed England and the US for the corruption scandal engulfing Fifa.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

Messi is the best player of last decade: Pele

Brazilian football legend Pele has named Lionel Messi as the greatest footballer of the last decade, as he also paid tribute to Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Fifa calls crisis meeting

Fifa is discussing delaying the election for its next president, two sources told Reuters, a move that could give Michel Platini more time to appeal against his ban.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

Blatter provisionally suspended by Fifa

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has been provisionally suspended for 90 days.

October 3, 2015
October 3, 2015

Fifa sponsors say Blatter must go

Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not resign despite major sponsors Coca-Cola, Visa, Budweiser and McDonald's calling for him to go immediately.