Monday, November 21, 2005

Fifa’s Swiss President Blatter Acts as a Fan, Not a President

Turkey's state minister responsible for sports, Mehmet Ali Sahin, criticised Blatter for speaking like a Swiss fan. "I am disappointed to hear the statement of the FIFA president before the reports of the match are unveiled. "He spoke as a Swiss fan instead of as a president... These kinds of statements are misleading the decision-makers," Sahin said. He did, however, say he was disappointed by the behavior of some Turkish fans.

Read the whole story on Turkish Weekly

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