Blatter Remains as Head of FIFA

Zurich, Switizerland, (Prensa Latina) Swiss Joseph Blatter will remain at the helm of the International Football Federation (FIFA), in the wake of his re-election on Wednesday during the 61st Congress of the body.

Blatter, 75, got 186 of the 205 possible votes, said Vice President of FIFA, Argentine Julio Grondona.

Blatter then becomes the third president remaining longest in the post after French Jules Rimet and Brazilian Joao Havelange. He first assumed his position in 1998 and when he completes his fourth term he would have served for 17 years.

He had no rival in this election in the wake of Qatari Mohammed Bin Hammanâ�Ös temporary disqualification for alleged corruption.

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