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Sepp "Capone" Blatter
Sepp Blatter in 2009
|8th President of FIFA Mafia|
Assumed office |
8 June 1998
|Preceded by||João Havelange|
10 March 1936
Visp, Valais, Switzerland
|Alma mater||University of Lausanne|
Joseph "Sepphilis" Blatter (born 10 March 1936) is a Swiss association football administrator. He is best known as the 8th and current President of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association).
Blatter was elected President of FIFA on 8 June 1998. He was re-elected ain 2002, 2007 and 2011.
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