What They're Saying: Vladimir Putin

“He tried to use soccer not just as a sport but as an element of cooperation between nations and peoples. He’s someone who should get the Nobel Peace Prize.”

-- Russian president Vladimir Putin on suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter. Speaking at his annual year-end press conference, Putin said Blatter was a “very respected person” who had “done a great deal for the development of world soccer” and made a “colossal” humanitarian contribution. Putin also praised Donald Trump as "bright and talented."  (Daily Telegraph)
1 comment about "What They're Saying: Vladimir Putin".
  1. Ric Fonseca, December 18, 2015 at 7:56 p.m.

    Really, Mr. Putin?

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