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Brazil: Sepp Blatter says World Cup should be played on other planets

Brazil, Sao Paulo
June 12, 2014 at 20:50 GMT +00:00 · Published

Brazil: Sepp Blatter says World Cup should be played on other planets

The World Cup may one day be played on other planetary bodies in the solar system, FIFA President Sepp Blatter told delegates Wednesday from the 209 member associations of FIFA on the second and final day of the FIFA Congress at the Expocenter Transamerica in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He added that such competitions may one day lead to an interplanetary competition.

The 78-year-old Blatter's comments come as he remains embattled over corruption and bribery charges over FIFA's decision to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup.

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Brazil: Sepp Blatter says World Cup should be played on other planets

The World Cup may one day be played on other planetary bodies in the solar system, FIFA President Sepp Blatter told delegates Wednesday from the 209 member associations of FIFA on the second and final day of the FIFA Congress at the Expocenter Transamerica in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He added that such competitions may one day lead to an interplanetary competition.

The 78-year-old Blatter's comments come as he remains embattled over corruption and bribery charges over FIFA's decision to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup.

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