I reject the notion that FIFA cannot be reformed from within. The crisis at FIFA is a crisis of leadership.
... And he'll continue to be paid until a new president is elected on Feb. 26.
The reason for his dismissal was not released.
FIFA "proved incapable" of making real change when Blatter was in charge.
Michel Platini, who aimed to succeed Blatter as the new president, was also banned.
"The scale of corruption here is unconscionable."
The sponsors' letter was sent from Adidas, McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Visa, and Budweiser brewer AB InBev.
But we've learned not to believe everything Blatter says.
Sepp Blatter has filed an official appeal against his suspension from soccer by FIFA's ethics committee, the New York Times
ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini, the man who had been favored to take over as FIFA leader, were