Suspended from football activities for eight years, FIFA President Sepp Blatter has said that his work in football is over, according to the Wall Street Journal.
He added that he had lost faith in FIFA in may when you were arrested high-ranking officials of the organization, and the organs of justice presented to FIFA as a mafia structure.
An interview with journalists Sepp Blatter gave the hotel Dolder Waldhaus in Zurich.
Earlier it was reported that Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are going to appeal against his suspension from football activities.
After the announcement of the disqualification, Sepp Blatter said the ethics Committee he was «betrayed and murdered». Michel Platini called the decision «ridiculous», reports RTE.
We will remind, at the end of may in Zurich were arrested several high-ranking FIFA officials, including Vice-presidents of the organization. Law enforcement agencies of Switzerland and the US accused them of corruption and fraud.
According to the materials of the case, in the last two decades, the FIFA officials were involved in corruption, racketeering, fraud, money laundering. The charges were connected with the election of the host countries of world Championships, the sale of marketing rights and rights to broadcast.
Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini were suspended from football for 90 days in connection with the transfer of 2 million euros to the head of the UEFA in 2011.
On 21 December, the ethics Committee of FIFA issued a decision to dismiss them from football activities for 8 years.