What We're Reading

Rummenigge: FIFA president Blatter 'like an eel'

  • AFP, Tuesday, December 13, 2011 2:08 PM

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, CEO of Bayern Munich, said in a TV interview that FIFA president Sepp Blatter was like a slippery "eel" at the head of a "dictatorship."

"I believe Sepp is like an eel, who you can never really grasp," Rummenigge said. "It will be difficult to convince him to make room. For others or perhaps also for a new start."

Rummenigge said he believes world soccer's governing body FIFA is "neither transparent nor democratic."

"I find it a pity that there are such relics left which are led like a dictatorship," he added,

Read the whole story at AFP »

Next story loading loading..