Blatter Wins Fifth Term at FIFA Before Blasting U.S. Probe

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(Bloomberg) -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks after winning a fifth term as head of soccer's ruling body, two days after U.S. criminal charges targeted his inner circle. The 79-year-old’s opponent, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan, withdrew before a second-round vote. In the first round, Blatter outpointed Ali 133 to 73. (Source: FIFA TV)

Sepp Blatter retained the top job at soccer’s governing body and then proceeded to blast the U.S. Justice Department which began a criminal investigation targeting his organization days before his re-election.

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