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Ex-Fifa boss Blatter says money risks ruining the sport

Sepp Blatter, the former boss of soccer’s world governing body Fifa who was ousted during a corruption scandal, has said money risks ruining the sport.

Fifa’s Ethics Committee banned Blatter, who led Fifa for 17 years, from “all football activities” in 2015 after finding him guilty of unethical conduct related to a global corruption scandal which rocked the organisation.

Switzerland’s attorney general is still investigating cases of suspected corruption involving Fifa, which is based in Zurich, dating back to 2014 and Blatter’s presidency.

“People already pay a lot to get into the stadium. Prices are getting higher and higher, because clubs need more money,” Blatter said in an interview with Swiss newspaper Schweiz am Wochenende published on Saturday.( Read More ) [via @SuperSportTV]

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