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FIFA President Sepp Blatter defends his reputation, downplays corruption probe
FIFA President Sepp Blatter defends his reputation, downplays corruption probe

In a testy session, FIFA President Sepp Blatter on Saturday faced the media for the first time since his organization was engulfed by a corruption scandal and fiercely defend his reputation. "This is your stand that we are not changing," he said to a reporter who questioned whether culture of the world soccer organization was corrupt. "You will see what happens.‎" The three days since the FBI arrested a number of FIFA executives here have been a political roller coaster for Blatter. There has been intense public criticism of his leadership, largely from European quarters, along with a steady expression of support from Asian and African sectors of the organization,...

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