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May 31, 2023

FIFA President Resigns

By Sergio Gonzalez | Staff FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced Tuesday that he will step down as president, pending what he called an extraordinary congress he will summon to elect his successor. “My mandate does not appear to be supported by everybody,” said Blatter. “I will organize an extraordinary congress for a replacement for me as president. I will not stand. I am now free from the constraints of an election. I will be in a position to focus on profound reforms. for many years we have called for reforms, but these are not sufficient.” Blatter, who has held…