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53rd Ordinary FIFA Congress in Seoul

FIFA President Blatter re-elected in first round

FIFA President Sepp Blatter was re-elected in first round

Incumbent FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter was today re-elected in the first round for
another 4-year term at the helm of the world governing body. Mr. Blatter obtained 139 votes
against 56 votes for his opponent, FIFA vice-president and CAF president Issa Hayatou.

The votes came at he end of an eight hour ordinary congress in Seoul during which the association
delegates and members of the various FIFA committees extensively discussed the state of FIFA and
in particular, its financial situation.