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Jeremy Schaap details Sepp Blatter's rise to the top of FIFA

ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap joined the Soccer Gods to discuss the recent FIFA corruption scandal, with special focus on the rise of president Sepp Blatter.

Born in small town near Switzerland’s Italian border, the executive’s history scales his country’s ice hockey ranks before crossing over into soccer, where he became an influential man under the president he’d eventually succeed, Brazilian Joao Havelange. Now he is one of the most powerful men in world sport, though as the head of an organization in the Department of Justice’s focus, he may also be one of its most corrupt.

Jeremy Schaap details Sepp Blatter's rise to the top of FIFA

ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap joined the Soccer Gods to discuss the recent FIFA corruption scandal, with special focus on the rise of president Sepp Blatter.

Born in small town near Switzerland’s Italian border, the executive’s history scales his country’s ice hockey ranks before crossing over into soccer, where he became an influential man under the president he’d eventually succeed, Brazilian Joao Havelange. Now he is one of the most powerful men in world sport, though as the head of an organization in the Department of Justice’s focus, he may also be one of its most corrupt.

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