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FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces growing pressure to resign
FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces growing pressure to resign

Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter took a pounding Thursday from politicians and sports figures, many of whom called for his resignation amid the far-reaching corruption scandal hitting the soccer world. Blatter, however, gave his critics no quarter and appeared poised to fight on. As he took the stage at the opening of FIFA's annual Congress in Zurich, he maintained an air of implacability, distancing himself from the 14 men indicted on bribery-related charges. "The actions of individuals bring shame and humiliation on football and demand action and change from us all," he told delegates at a music-themed ceremony that kicked off the governing body's event....

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