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FIFA Boss Sepp Blatter Goes Crazy - Viral Campaign by Solidar Suisse

Solidar Suisse (PR Newswire) - 09 April 2012

FIFA Boss Sepp Blatter Goes Crazy - Viral Campaign by Solidar Suisse

ZURICH/PRNewswire/ -- Solidar Suisse is putting pressure on FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) and its president Sepp Blatter by means of a viral campaign. 


At, the NGO shows an excerpt from a press conference, at which Joseph Blatter behaves in a way that nobody would have thought possible. 

The film may be funny but the background to the campaign is deadly serious: Solidar and its partner organizations in Brazil are making people aware that, although FIFA will once again earn billions in profit with the 2014 World Cup - the people in Brazil will have little cause for celebration. On the contrary: 150,000 people will be evicted from their homes in advance of the World Cup, tens of thousands of street vendors will lose their livelihood due to FIFA's licensing policies and Brazil will be left with a mountain of debt that will inevitably result in a reduction in social benefits. Last but not least, because FIFA is forcing special legislation through so that it will not have to pay any Real taxes on its profits. 

Solidar Suisse is demanding that Joseph Blatter make the World Cup a party for everyone. You can support our demands at and blow the whistle on Blatter to express your opinion. 


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Contact: Christian Engeli, Media spokesman, Solidar Suisse,, +41(0)79-430-82-22 

Source: Solidar Suisse