02 Jun '11, 4am

For Blatter or worse: Gary Lim says Blatter has helped shape the Beautiful Game into what it is today

For Blatter or worse: Gary Lim says Blatter has helped shape the Beautiful Game into what it is today

FOR YEARS, Sepp Blatter has been blamed for everything that's wrong in football. Cutting off the source of the game's woes at the head could only be good for the game. Recent events have seen calls for Blatter's head intensify, as Fifa finds itself embroiled in scandalous bribery accusations and political skulduggery. But what if I put forth to you, the football fans, that despite his many misgivings, Blatter has been a visionary presence that has played an important role in evolving the Beautiful Game into what it is today. Read Gary's full piece in The New Paper today (June 2).

Full article: http://www.tnp.sg/content/blatter-or-worse

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