The $10m Bribe Scandal
“I have been reflecting deeply about my presidency and about the 40 years in which my life has been inextricably bound to FIFA and the great sport of football. I cherish FIFA more than anything and I want to do only what is best for FIFA and for football.
It is my deep care for FIFA and its interests, which I hold very dear, that has led me to take this decision,” he said.
I would like to thank those who have always supported me in a constructive and loyal manner as president of FIFA and who have done so much for the game that we all love. What matters to me more than anything is that when all of this is over, football is the winner.” Click here to make a lazy tweet.