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The Wisdom of Blatter

Well, would you believe it? FIFA head honcho Sepp Blatter sets out a mission statement for football – and it’s one that I heartily welcome. Here’s what he said (as reported in this Guardian article):

“football is more about grass-roots than idols; more about giving entertainment and hope to the many than bogus popularity to a predictable few; more about respecting others than satisfying individual greed, whether for adulation or money”

Bring it on, Sepp!

Update: Herr Blatter will be on BBC Radio 5 Live at 8pm this evening (Thursday 13th Oct) to answer questions – should be a fascinating and (hopefully) incendiary show.

Written by on Wednesday, October 12th, 2005

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