Ex FIFA president Joao Havelange released from Rio hospital

Updated: 29 November, 2015 10:58 IST | AFP |

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange, who spent more than two decades in charge of world football, was discharged from a Rio hospital on Saturday after being treated for respiratory problems

Rio de Janeiro: Former FIFA president Joao Havelange, who spent more than two decades in charge of world football, was discharged from a Rio hospital on Saturday after being treated for respiratory problems.

Hospital Samaritano said 99-year-old Havelange was released at noon. It did not say when he was first admitted nor give any other details.

Joao Havelange
Joao Havelange

First Published: 29 November, 2015 07:03 IST

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