What They're Saying: Jerome Valcke

“If anyone is saying the use of the artificial pitch is a question of discrimination, it’s nonsense, it’s completely crazy to say that. FIFA did so much for women’s football over the years. We invested in it … Every day we’re trying to develop women’s football around the world.”

-- FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke pushing back against players who have filed a complaint before an Ontario tribunal charging that FIFA and Canadian organizers are discriminating against them by planning to play all matches at the six venues of the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf. (Eh-Game)
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