About Sepp Blatter
It has been claimed that the overall estimate of Sepp Blatter net worth is as high as 20 million dollars, as of right now. In addition to his high net worth, it has also been stated that his annual earnings are as much as 1.4 million dollars, and this sum has also increased the total size of Sepp Blatter net worth. Sepp Blatter has earned a huge part of his net worth because of his service as the current president of FIFA. He is the eight one to hold such position. A huge part of his net worth and fame has been accumulated and earned because of his work in the International Football Federation. Since 1998, he has been working as the president of the organization. He succeeded João Havelange and Sepp Blatter was re-elected to the position of the president in 2002, 2007 and 2011.
Sepp Blatter was born in 1936 in Visp, Valais, Switzerland. He was studying at the University of Lausanna, where he attended business and economics classes and graduated in 1959. In addition to serving in FIFA, Sepp Blatter has worked many other jobs in sports industry. For example, he was the Head of Public Relations of the Valaisan Tourist Board. Also, for some time he was serving as the General Secretary of the Swiss Ice Hockey Federation. Moreover, he was appointed to be the Director of Sports Timing and Relations of Longines SA. Sep Blatter was also one of the organizers of the 1972 and 1976 Olympic Games. Therefore, all of these involvements made his name even more known in sports and also added up to the overall sum of Sepp Blatter net worth.
In 1975 Sepp Blatter joined FIFA, where at first he was working as a Technical Director. After that, he was appointed to be the General Secretary of the organization. In 1998, Sepp Blatter won the position of the President of FIFA and he today is mostly known for his work as such. When he was re-elected to this post in 2002, a lot of rumors were going on about his election, involving backroom deals and financial irregularities.
Sepp Blatter is also known for his notorious comments about female athletes. One of such comments was that he stated that female athletes should wear shorter shorts or low cut shirts to attract a bigger male demographic. These comments also received a lot of attention from the press.