Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter hospitalized

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter is currently in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Blatter’s state of health is considered serious, according to reports, but he is not believed to be in life-threatening condition.

Corinne his daughter announced the news to Blick. She said: “My father is in the hospital and is getting better every day. He needs time and rest.

“On behalf of my family, I ask for privacy”.

This isn’t the first time the 84-year-old has been hospitalised, the Swiss suffered health problems in November 2015 and July 2016.

Former FIFA president Blatter was removed from office in 2015 after 17 years in charge of the world football’s governing body.

He was banned from all football activity for six years following an investigation into widespread corruption at FIFA under his stewardship.

Blatter has denied all charges leveled against him, he compared the FIFA Ethics Committee investigation to “the inquisition”. He lost an appeal in the CAS against the suspension in December 2016.

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