Sepp Blatter to travel to Moscow for World Cup on June 19, says spokesman

Sepp Blatter was suspended from the sport for six years for ethics violations in 2015 amid the biggest corruption scandal to shake Fifa. — Reuters pic
Sepp Blatter was suspended from the sport for six years for ethics violations in 2015 amid the biggest corruption scandal to shake Fifa. — Reuters pic

MOSCOW, June 15 — Banned former Fifa president Sepp Blatter will travel to Moscow on June 19 for a 2-3 day trip to attend the football World Cup, his spokesman Thomas Renggli said yesterday.

Renggli said earlier this week that Blatter had received an open invitation from President Vladimir Putin.

Blatter, who led world football’s governing body for 17 years, was suspended from the sport for six years for ethics violations in 2015 amid the biggest corruption scandal to shake Fifa. — Reuters

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