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FILE - In this Thursday Aug. 25, 2016 file photo, former FIFA President Sepp Blatter arrives at the International Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, for his appeal on a six-year ban on football related activities in Lausanne, Switzerland. Details are revealed in a 68-page verdict newly published in March 2017, written by Court of Arbitration for Sport judges to explain why they dismissed Blatter’s appeal against a six-year ban in December. (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP, File)

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In this Dec. 19, 2014, file photo FIFA President Sepp Blatter attends a news conference in Marrakech, Morocco. Swiss attorney general's office confirms new raid Friday June 3, 21016, on FIFA, in ongoing investigations of Blatter and former FIFA secretary general Valcke. Both Blatter and Valcke deny wrongdoing. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, FILE)

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks during the preliminary draw for the 2018 soccer World Cup in Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter watches the preliminary draw for the 2018 soccer World Cup in Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 19, 2010 file photo FIFA President Sepp Blatter pauses during a press conference following a meeting of the Executive Committee in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA President Sepp Blatter will resign from soccer's governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and promised Tuesday to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. (Photo/Steffen Schmidt, Keystone via AP, File)

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter has sat atop soccer's ruling body for five terms and faces a tough vote Friday to keep his position. (Associated Press)

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter attends a press conference in Jerusalem on May 19, 2015. (Associated Press)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with FIFA President Sepp Blatter in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Monday, April 20, 2015. (Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

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FIFA president Sepp Blatter leaves after the International Football Association Board (IFAB) meeting in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Sepp Blatter wants the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar to take place no later than Dec. 18, a date that would avoid a conflict with the powerful Premier League over the Christmas schedule in England. The dates of the 2022 tournament will be confirmed in March by the FIFA executive committee, which Blatter heads. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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FILE - In this July 2, 2014 file photo, FIFA President Sepp Blatter puts on his glasses as he prepares to speak about the World Cup's impact on Brazilian soccer, during a sports management seminar at the Maison de France theater in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Blatter will run for a fifth, four-year term as FIFA president. "I will make an official declaration definitely in September now when we have the executive committee," the Swiss official said in a pre-recorded interview shown Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at a SoccerEx conference. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)

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Sepp Blatter, President of FIFA pauses during a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the presidential headquarters on the first day of his regional tour to Jordan, the Palestinian territories and Israel in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, May 26, 2014. During an earlier press conference in Jordan Blatter said that his visit to Ramallah and Israel was to defend football in Palestine and also to defend football in Israel. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

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Sepp Blatter, President of FIFA, speaks during a press conference with FIFA Vice President Jordan's Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein on the first day of Blatter's regional tour to Jordan, Palestinian territories and Israel, in Amman, Jordan, Monday, May 26, 2014. During a joint press conference with Prince Ali at Jordan's Football Association office, Blatter said that his visit to Ramallah and Israel is to defend football in Palestine and also to defend football in Israel. (AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon)

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Sepp Blatter, President of FIFA, speaks during his press conference with Jordan's Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein on the first day of his regional tour to Jordan, Palestinian territories and Israel, in Amman, Jordan, Monday, May 26, 2014. During a joint press conference with Prince Ali at Jordan's Football Association office, Blatter said that his visit to Ramallah and Israel is to defend football in Palestine and also to defend football in Israel. (AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon)

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Sepp Blatter, President of FIFA, left, speaks during a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the presidential headquarters on the first day of his regional tour to Jordan, the Palestinian territories and Israel in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, May 26, 2014. During an earlier press conference in Jordan Blatter said that his visit to Ramallah and Israel was to defend football in Palestine and also to defend football in Israel. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

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Sepp Blatter, President of FIFA, left, gives a gift with the FIFA logo to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting at the presidential headquarters on the first day of his regional tour to Jordan, the Palestinian territories and Israel in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, May 26, 2014. During an earlier press conference in Jordan Blatter said that his visit to Ramallah and Israel was to defend football in Palestine and also to defend football in Israel. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)