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Sepp Blatter Retains FIFA Presidency for the 5th Time


Despite corruption allegations leveled against him, FIFA President Sepp Blatter, has secured a 5th term after his major contender Prince Ali bin Al Hussein withdrew from the contest.
Out of the 206 valid votes, Blatter got 133 while Ali obtained 73 as neither candidate was able to obtain the two-thirds majority for an outright win.

Blatter joined FIFA in 1975 and has been FIFA president since 1998.

His win came despite demands that he quit in the face of a bribery scandal being investigated by US, Swiss and other law enforcement agencies that plunged the world football body into the worst crisis in its 111-year history.

Here is what he said after he emerged victorious:

"I thank you that you accept me and that for the next four years, I will be in command of this boat called FIFA and we'll bring it back to the shore. What is time anyway ? I find that the time I have spent at FIFA is very short. The more one ages the more time flies by quickly. I am with you, and I would like to stay with you."

After ruling for good 16 years just like the PDP, he secured another 4 year term which means by the time his tenure ends, he would have ruled for 20 years. 

Dont you think there should be limit to number of terms (i.e say 2 terms)? 
Are there no younger people who are cable? Besides, he is 79 and he should have retired. 
Why did Luis Figo drop his ambition to be the FIFA President? May be he would have won!
what do you think?

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