Zurich: Sepp Blatter congratulated Gianni Infantino on being elected as FIFA president on Friday. “I congratulate Gianni sincerely and from the bottom of my heart for his election,” Blatter said.
“With the adoption of the reform programme, expectations on him will be even higher. But I am convinced that my successor will put them in place,” said Blatter.
“With his experience, his capacities, his sense of strategy and diplomacy, he has all the qualities to continue my work and drive FIFA towards stability,” Blatter said.