Sepp Blatter resigns: 'Blatt's all folks'; 'A new era opens up' for FIFA
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has resigned, and sparked a race for the next election to be held in the coming months. Here is what the world's media had to say.
The Sun: GOT HIM.
The Guardian: Downfall: Blatter walks away
The Guardian front page, Wednesday 3 June 2015 - Downfall: Blatter walks away pic.twitter.com/MdDrLiK5RY- The Guardian (@guardian) June 2, 2015
The Times: Blatter walks and leaves World Cup in meltdown
Metro: Blatt's all folks
Daily Telegraph: Russia and Qatar World Cup in doubt as Blatter forced out
Tomorrow's Daily Telegraph front page: "Russia and Qatar World Cups in doubt as Blatter forced out" pic.twitter.com/yNhJ3tzvTl- Telegraph News (@TelegraphNews) June 2, 2015
Independent: Sent Off
Wednesday's front page of i - cheerio Blatter pic.twitter.com/oMtwc0ZXB4- Oly Duff (@olyduff) June 2, 2015
Hamburger Abendblatt: Game over!
Hamburger Abendblatt: Game over! pic.twitter.com/gThklQxjjJ- dembowski (@uersfeld) June 3, 2015
Welt Kompakt: Blatter buzzes off
Welt Kompakt: Blatter buzzes off pic.twitter.com/XxmO0cG4xU- dembowski (@uersfeld) June 3, 2015
NZZ: Joseph Blatter surrenders
NZZ: Joseph Blatter surrenders pic.twitter.com/xPwyrvGzB3- dembowski (@uersfeld) June 3, 2015
Bild: "Finally: Resignation! Blatter bolts!"
Marca: Blatter gives up
AS: Tension with Blatter
AS editorial on Blatter this morning again takes very different tack than most of English language coverage: http://t.co/1YMxJhMFQx- Dermot Corrigan (@dermotmcorrigan) June 3, 2015
Mundo Deportivo: Blatter resigns
'Cornered' says L'Equipe in reference to Blatter's resignation pic.twitter.com/mUrM4Yuc7f- Ian Holyman (@ian_holyman) June 3, 2015
'A new era opens up' says Le Parisien as Blatter exits stage left pic.twitter.com/pLYGrhRIEX- Ian Holyman (@ian_holyman) June 3, 2015
Corriere dello Sport, La Gazzetta dello Sport, Tuttosport
Blick: Steps down because he has to / wants to pic.twitter.com/M26nDwVfXQ- dembowski (@uersfeld) June 3, 2015
Neue Zurcher Zeitung: "Joseph Blatter gives up. The president of the world football's governing body FIFA resigns -- He does not deliver sounds arguments for it."
Tagesanzeiger: "Blatter overthrows himself. FBI also investigating him."
Sport Express: Everybody, everybody! Blatter has resigned
New York Times
Sepp Blatter's resignation: A rare example of U.S. regime change that the world can support http://t.co/nUeJ0PsUNU- Washington Post (@washingtonpost) June 2, 2015
Los Angeles Times
Brazil: Globo, Folha and Lance
Sports pages in Brazil: Globo: "New direction" Folha: "Corruption topples Blatter" Lance: "Out the back door" pic.twitter.com/wqP0JBRfez- Jack Lang (@jacklang) June 2, 2015
Argentina: Buenos Aires Herald
Mexico: El Universal
South Africa: Sunday Times
Kenya: Daily Nation
Egypt: Ahram Online
Abu Dhabi: Sport360
Qatar: Gulf Times
Singapore: Straits Times
Malaysia: New Straits Times
Blatter gone: now can we host 2022? http://t.co/HOEUB9tzBw- Herald Sun Sport (@heraldsunsport) June 3, 2015