See this press release from Transparency International. The request is not surprising. A number of FIFA officials were just arrested, and it would be rather surprising if Mr Blatter were entirely blameless in whatever wrongdoing went on. >>>
Following the announcement by Swiss and US investigators of criminal proceedings against FIFA for alleged money laundering in connection with the 2018 and 2022 World Cups and allegations of “systematic” corruption in the United States and Latin America, Transparency International has said Sepp Blatter must now stand down and upcoming presidential elections suspended.
In a statement, Cobus de Swardt, Managing Director of Transparency International said:
“The warning signs for FIFA have been there for a long time. FIFA has refused to abide by many basic standards of good governance that would reduce the risk of corruption…..
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