The head of the international Federation of football Association (FIFA) Joseph Blatter tried to convince critics to put yourself in his place and stand for election of the new President of the organization. About it speak the local media.
«If I wasn’t criticizing, I wouldn’t have any incentive to register again as a candidate,» said Blatter.- Those Who report that I don’t have to be a candidate or Not required to be elected, also have the opportunity to be in my place. I myself was in a similar situation in 1998. He who doesn’t risk never gets his chance. No need for words — go out and fight (for the position), so it will be right. I am a fighter and I will be happy to fight With competitors».
Blatter running the organization Since 1998, when the elections He won more votes than his rival, the head of UEFA President Lennart Johansson. Since then, has been reelected four times. If He’s in the coming year will win the election, by the end of the 5th term of Board organization the Swiss will be 83 years.
This message Blatter is aimed, in the 1st turn, to the address of the head of the Union of European football associations (UEFA) Michel Platini, who is regarded as one of the competitors, the incumbent President of FIFA in the upcoming elections. However, Platini has Not yet decided whether to nominate his candidacy. He noted that he will Not be requested to declare about it, would the candidate, as «there is no hurry, you have time until January of next year». It is expected that He will announce his decision on August 28, during the draw for the group stage of the Champions League.
Election of the head of FIFA will be held in may 2015
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