Selection of notable quotes from Sepp Blatter

A selection of notable quotes by FIFA President Sepp


”On the field of play, I deny that there is racism. If you had

a confrontation during the match, you shake hands, and when the

game is over, it is over.” – Blatter in television interview

Wednesday on racism in football.

”I would say they should refrain from any sexual activities.”

– Blatter on fact that homosexuality is illegal in Qatar, posing

problems for gay visitors during the 2022 World Cup.

”Let’s get women to play in different and more feminine garb

than the men. … in tighter shorts for example.” – Blatter on

women’s football clothing in 2004.

”If this had happened in let’s say Latin countries then I think

he would have been applauded.” – Blatter in 2010 on allegations

that England captain John Terry had an affair with teammate Wayne

Bridge’s ex-girlfriend.

”Crisis? What is a crisis? Football is not in a crisis.” –

Blatter at news conference in May amid FIFA’s worst corruption