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Former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter says met Russia President Vladimir Putin and plans to watch World Cup match

Blatter said he was invited by Russia to the World Cup, got his tickets from Russia and that after watching the Brazil-Costa Rica match he will leave the country.

Published: 21st June 2018 02:31 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st June 2018 03:30 PM   |  A+A-

Former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter | AP

By Reuters

Former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter, who is serving a six-year ban from soccer, said on Thursday he met Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin on Wednesday during a trip to the World Cup.

Blatter said he was invited by Russia to the World Cup, got his tickets from Russia and that after watching the Brazil-Costa Rica match in St.Petersburg on Friday he will leave the country.



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