Female Soccer Icon Marta Says Woman Could Succeed FIFA’s Blatter

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According to record five-time FIFA Female Player of the Year Marta, pictured, there’s no reason why a woman shouldn’t take the post for the first time since soccer’s governing body was established in 1904.

Photographer: Jamie McDonald - FIFA via Getty Images

As the list of names being suggested as possible replacements for FIFA President Sepp Blatter grows, one theme is evident. All the prospective candidates are men.

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