"Don't speak -- go out and fight, then you will see. People, they say I should not be a candidate or I should not be elected -- they can take the risk to be in the election. Now I say, other people, if they want to take the risk, then take the risk. That is good. And I am happy to fight. But if you take the risk you also have the chance to lose."
-- FIFA president Sepp Blatter, speaking to reporters Saturday at his annual charity event in Switzerland, ready for a fight with anyone who wants to challenge him in next year's election. (AP)