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FIFA's Blatter comes out fighting despite scandal and divisions| Reuters

May 30, 2015    

ZURICH FIFA President Sepp Blatter came out fighting on Saturday as he began his fifth term in charge of soccer's governing body, implying that the United States timed the announcement of a major corruption probe to try to scupper his re-election bid.The 79-year-old Swiss comfortably won Friday's vote at a FIFA congress in Zurich, having secured the support of blocks of votes from Asia and Africa, which outweighed dissenters including Europe's powerful soccer body UEFA.He now faces the daunting task of restoring public faith in an organisation tainted by allegations of graft and deeply divided...

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