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Sepp Blatter Quotes


President of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association).
(1936 - )

Because I love football and I love the footballers.
 

Fifa cannot sit by and see greed rule the football world. Nor shall we.
 

FIFA's goal of making the world a better place through football cannot be achieved through our efforts alone - equally important is the power which every fan of the beautiful game has at their disposal.
 

I have no problem with G14. How can I oppose something that as far as I am concerned, does not exist?
 

It is very important that football can see beyond religion but FIFA does not just ignore its impact.
 

It's up to the national associations and their leagues to limit the entry of foreign players.
 

Liverpool have won everything but never a World Championship. I am sure in the future they will once again make the effort to win the tournament. They have had good rhythm in the Premier League this season.
 

The source of wealth is from individuals with little or no history of interest in the game, who have happened upon football as a means of serving some hidden agenda.
 

There is a movement in club football, which I don't necessarily consider a prime example of solidarity, because it leads us to conclude the rich are getting richer and they are using everything in the market to create an exodus from Africa.
 

What I am most proud of is the legacy of hope that FIFA and football leaves around the world. It makes all of the efforts and energy I pour into this job worth it.
 

What we have to do is to find a solution that the interests of the national teams are respecting the interests of the clubs. And also the clubs they shall respect the interests and the aspirations of national teams.
 

Why is it good for football to take the excitement away from fans by overcharging them for tickets to see their team?
 

Yes, in general, I think there is too much club football on TV.