Quotes by Sepp Blatter

Joseph "Sepp" Blatter is a retired Swiss football administrator who was the eighth President of the FIFA from 1998 to 2015. He is currently serving a six-year ban from participating in FIFA activities. From a background in business, public relations, and sports administration, Blatter became general secretary of FIFA in 1981 and was then elected president at the 51st FIFA Congress on 8 June 1998, succeeding João Havelange, who had headed the organization since 1974.

Sepp Blatter belongs to the following category: Football Players & Coaches

The best Quotes and Sayings

The choice of Qatar was a mistake and I take my responsibility because I was the FIFA president at the time. Qatar is a small country. Football and World Cups are for big countries.

FIFA World Cup 2022, FIFA AssociationSepp Blatter, November 2022
 
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I am excited to see good football. When the first game starts, people won't only be talking about the problems but also about the sport.

FIFA World Cup 2022Sepp Blatter, November 2022
 
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Fifa cannot sit by and see greed rule the football world. Nor shall we.

Football/Soccer, FIFA AssociationSepp Blatter
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Racism and discrimination of any kind have no place in football.

Football/SoccerSepp Blatter
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We should also say that workers' rights are the responsibility for Qatar and the construction companies. It's not Fifa's responsibility but we can't turn a blind eye. This intervention can only be carried out by Qatar itself and they have confirmed they will do so.

FIFA World Cup 2022Sepp Blatter, October 2013
 
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