FIFA president Sepp Blatter cooperating with Swiss criminal probe: Lawyer

Sepp Blatter, the head of world soccer body FIFA, is cooperating with a Swiss criminal investigation, Blatter`s U.S. attorney said on Friday.

Reuters| Updated: Sep 25, 2015, 22:18 PM IST
FIFA president Sepp Blatter cooperating with Swiss criminal probe: Lawyer

New York: Sepp Blatter, the head of world soccer body FIFA, is cooperating with a Swiss criminal investigation, Blatter`s U.S. attorney said on Friday.

Attorney Richard Cullen said a contract the Swiss Attorney General said Blatter signed in 2005 with the Caribbean Football Union was "properly prepared and negotiated by the appropriate staff members of FIFA."

"Certainly no mismanagement occurred," he said in an emailed statement.