Skip navigation
Sign up to follow your favorites on all your devices.
Sign up
NBCSports Header Logo

FIFA president Sepp Blatter wakes up, via Twitter

Joseph Sepp Blatter

FIFA President Joseph Blatter speaks at the opening of the FIFA Congress in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, May 24, 2012. (AP Photo/MTI, Laszlo Beliczay)


File this under “blatantly obvious” or “long overdue” or pretty much whatever. Or just roll your eyes.

Either way, this is from FIFA president Sepp Blatter, overseer of the very organization whose foot dragging on this issue has been a scourge on the game for years, and possibly decades:

Blatter tweet

Experiments have been ongoing. The International Football Association Board meets July 5 for more discussions on goal-line technology, and possibly to give the “go” on one system currently in test-mode.