The 61st FIFA Congress gathered today in Zurich re-elected Joseph S. Blatter as FIFA president for a fourth term expiring in year 2015. A clear majority of 186 association members voted for the incumbent president.
In total, 203 votes were cast in an election conducted by secret ballot.
President Blatter thanked the delegates for the confidence placed in him. “I am honored to accept the mandate (…) Together we can solve the problems that football is facing today and we can show that our sport remains solid and strong,” he said.