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FIFA President Blatter Steps Down Amid Scandal

Law360, New York (June 2, 2015, 1:10 PM EDT) -- Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Tuesday that he would step down as the head of international soccer's governing body, less than a week after U.S. prosecutors unveiled a wide-ranging racketeering case that charged numerous executives at FIFA with taking $151 million in bribes.

"I only want to do the best for football," FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Tuesday when announcing his resignation. (Credit: AP) Blatter, who was just re-elected to a fifth term as the head of FIFA — or the Federation Internationale de Football Association — on Friday and has been at the helm of the organization since 1998, said...

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