Former FIFA president Blatter hit with additional six-year ban for ‘various violations’ of code of ethics
The former head of world football’s governing body was already serving a suspension which ends this year, but will now be out of the game until 2028
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been given a new ban of six years and eight months by the world football governing body, which will keep him out of the game until 2028.
Blatter, 85, has been given the additional ban for “various violations” of the FIFA code of ethics, as well as a fine of CHF 1 million (£780,000).
Former FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke – who is also currently banned from the game – has received the same punishment after also being found guilty of a string of charges.