Blatter, Sepp

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Name
Blatter, Sepp Gender: M
Joseph Blatter
born on 10 March 1936 at 16:10 (= 4:10 PM )
Place Visp, Switzerland, 46n18, 7e53
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Astrodienst
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 19°53' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 16°12 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 25°18'



Sepp Blatter
photo: Roosewelt Pinheiro/Abr, license cc-by-3.0

Biography

Swiss football administrator, who serves as the 8th and current President of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). He was elected on 8 June 1998, succeeding João Havelange. He was re-elected as President in 2002, 2007 and 2011.

Since 1975, Blatter has been working at FIFA, first as Technical Director (1975–1981), then General Secretary (1981–1998), before his election as FIFA President in 1998. He was re-elected as head of FIFA in 2002, and was re-elected unopposed for another four years on 31 May 2007, even though only 66 of 207 FIFA members nominated him. His 2011 reelection was surrounded by scanal, see Wikipedia page.

Despite winning four terms as President, Blatter has often been dogged by controversy and allegations of corruption. His tenure has seen controversy over allegations of financial mismanagement and the acceptance of bribes resulting in Qatar's successful 2022 World Cup bid. Blatter has attracted criticism from the media, senior football figures and players, due to controversial statements.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • (has as) other hierarchical relationship with FIFA (born 21 May 1904). Notes: president 1998 - 2015

Source Notes

Swiss website Astro-Sesam of Siegfried Schmid quotes birth time, obtained from a relative.

Categories

  • Vocation : Sports Business : Other Sports Business (president of FIFA)

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