Embattled Sepp Blatter reelected for fifth term as Fifa president amid £100million corruption scandal

Sepp Blatter.
Sepp Blatter.
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Under-fire Fifa president Sepp Blatter has been re-elected despite international pressure for him to step down after the federation was rocked by a £100 million corruption scandal.

He was re-elected after Prince Ali bin al-Hussein pulled out of the running in the second round of voting.

Prime Minister David Cameron joined calls for Mr Blatter to resign after 18 people were arrested as US and Swiss authorities launched investigations into kickbacks, bribes and “rampant corruption” dating back decades.

But the Swiss bureaucrat, 79, was determined to hang on to his position and he is set to stay at the helm of the world football governing body for another four years.