FIFA Congress Elects Sepp Blatter
After a tumultuous week for soccer's global power, the 209 member associations still voted to re-elect Sepp Blatter as president of FIFA.By Mikah Sargent | May 29, 2015
FIFA's 209 member associations cast their vote Friday at the 65th FIFA Congress, securing incumbent President Sepp Blatter's fifth term.
This despite U.S. and Swiss investigations into the soccer organization, which have cast doubt on the governing body's leadership. (Video via ABC)
The Swiss investigation centers around the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, which have been awarded to Russia and Qatar, respectively. The U.S. investigation and arrests earlier this week center around charges of racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering. (Video via PBS Newshour)