As if Sepp Blatter needed any more help in making himself look like a sexist clown, the latest edition of the official FIFA magazine included a feature on its president containing a stupidly offensive passage about the fairer sex:
Blatter went on to make the most of his opportunities, both on and off the pitch, ascending to the FIFA throne on 8 June 1998. From that seat of power in the world game, Blatter has endeavoured to inject new impulse into the sport. The ball may still be round but there have been numerous changes since the era of Sepp Herberger.The laws of the game are obeyed by everyone, be they Zulus, Shiites, Muslims, Jews, Kurds, Creoles or any other race - and they are also, reluctantly, followed by Blatter’s numerous detractors. Football is a simple game that only becomes complicated once you attempt to explain the active and passive offside rules to your wife.
This was printed in the official FIFA magazine. That’s some PR department they have over there, huh? It’s as if the world football governing body forgot they also host the Women’s World Cup, not just the Men’s.
And this in an article about a guy who’s made so many mind-blowingly disparaging comments that we’ve had to compile a list of his worst blunders.
What planet does FIFA live on?
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