Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter, 84, Rushed to Hospital

Ex FIFA president, Sepp Blatter is currently hospitalized in a ‘serious but stable’ condition.

Reports from Switzerland claim the 84-year-old was rushed to hospital on Thursday, January 7.

According to Blick, Blatter ‘s state of health is considered serious, but he is not believed to be in life-threatening condition 

His daughter Corrina confirmed in a statement he is getting better every day as she asked for privacy.

She told Blick: “My father is in the hospital and is getting better every day. He needs time and rest. On behalf of my family, I ask for privacy.”

This isn’t the first time the Blatter has been hospitalised, with the Swiss suffering health problems in November 2015 and July 2016.

Blatter became the eighth president of FIFA after he secured the role in 1998,  was removed from the office back in 2015 after 17 years in charge of the world football’s governing body.

He was banned from all football activity for six years following an investigation into widespread corruption at FIFA under his stewardship.

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