A Council of FIFA is apparently an illustrious round: Joseph S. Blatter announced that in addition to Henry Kissinger also Placido Domingo will belong the new Commission.
Zurich (SID) - the Committee of wise men of the World Football Association FIFA is apparently an illustrious round: FIFA President Sepp Blatter announced that in addition to the 88-year-old Henry Kissinger will belong also star tenor Placido Domingo of the new Commission in the fight against corruption and bribery in the International Federation. "Placido Domingo is very proud and happy that he is doing." It looks just as Henry Kissinger. "People are saying while Kissinger was an old man, but he is a wise man," Blatter told the TV channel CNN.
In addition to the former US Secretary of State Kissinger and opera star Domingo, also the former FBI boss Louis Freeh, as well as the football icon Johan Cruyff (Netherlands) and Pele (Brazil) part of the "solution"Commission initiated by Blatter in life should be. "These people are more or less guides." They are not experts, but they are guides. You will form the Committee of wise men. "That will not please probably my Executive Committee, because they believe that they are the Committee of wise men", said Blatter.
Thus the year was more at a distance to the FIFA's 24-Member Executive Committee, where since last Wednesday also DFB boss Theo sits twenties as European representatives on Tuesday once. In the course of his re-election at the 61. FIFA Congress in Zurich, the Swiss Blatter had IGC that in future the 208 delegates, and no longer the Executive Committee decides on the allocation of the World Championships.
That Blatter had deposed (2022) gifted FIFA Exko that relating to the World Cup Award accompanied by allegations of corruption in Russia (2018) and Qatar. Anyway, the World Cup is 2022 in Qatar due to alleged bribes on the pillory.
Kickbacks in tens of millions should be flowed to members of the Executive Committee. Blatter stressed that the Ethics Commission and the Council which wise, once this is complete, will decide on a possible World Cup re-allocation. "Should be the ethics or the solution Commission of the view that some needs to be done, then they should make a decision", said Blatter.