And here’s another angle:

And one more for good measure:

“Lee Nelson” is one of Brodkin’s comedic personas. In 2013, Brodkin was arrested after he attempted to warm up with Manchester City before a Premier league match. A year later, he was taken away by police after trying to board a plane with the English World Cup team.

Ironically, the press conference at which Blatter was pranked had been called to announce the date of a special election for Blatter’s replacement (it will be held February 26). Blatter announced his intent to resign his post following a corruption investigation by the FBI, which rocked soccer’s international governing body and led to the arrests of several of its high-ranking members.

Blatter escaped direct accusation, but the scandal drew closer and closer to him, as multiple publications reported his top deputy, Jérôme Valcke, approved a $10 million payment to one of the officials indicted in the investigation.

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