Blatter: Victimhood was “my destiny"; Qatar World Cup supposed to be in U.S.
Time isn’t softening the resolve of Sepp Blatter.
FIFA’s disgraced ex-president still sees nothing wrong with his actions in the awarding of World Cups to Russia and Qatar.
Blatter continues to blame former French president Nicolas Sarkozy for the World Cup in Qatar, saying his intention -- er, the vote -- would’ve given the 2022 World Cup to the United States.
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You know, the country with the attorney general and government who can still punish him.
The victim card is an interesting play here, but fairly unsurprising. Blatter cares very much about his legacy, and wants a reprieve. He believes time will tell his story well.
“What I want is, finally, somebody to say one day ‘he has done a good job in FIFA.’” The full article is here.