FIFA's Blatter Announces Resignation Days After Re-Election
Sepp Blatter has called an extraordinary meeting of the FIFA congress to elect his successor, days after winning re-election.By Sebastian Martinez | June 2, 2015
FIFA unexpectedly called a press conference Tuesday and made a big announcement: President Sepp Blatter will be stepping down. (Video via FIFA)
"I have asked Mr. Domenico Scala to monitor the implementation and execution of these measures and other initiatives," Blatter said.
Blatter announced he would be calling an extraordinary meeting of the FIFA congress to elect his successor less than a week after winning re-election as president.