First, he has proposed that he may stand for re-election when his term is up:
Blatter has insisted he does not condone bribery and told the newspaper [Sonntagsblick] he could run for another term in 2015.Second, he has suggested that Germany won the rights to host 2006 World Cup via bribery:
"Let's see how my health is,'' he told the paper. "I've just been for a checkup and I lost four kilograms (eight pounds).''
Last year, Blatter was elected for a fourth, four-year term as FIFA president. He was the only candidate.
When asked by the paper about rumors of corruption surrounding the decisions to award the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments to Russia and Qatar, respectively, Blatter responded: "World Cups being purchased…. I am reminded of the World Cup allotment for 2006, when someone left the room at the last moment. And instead of 10:10, the vote was suddenly 10:9 in favor of Germany…. Perhaps in that situation I was also too well-meaning and naïve."The old Jedi may have turned to the dark side, but his powers remain strong ... these are not the droids you are looking for ...