Putin and Blatter accuse EU of imperialism
January 15, 2006
"As a FIFA chief I have a big problem. The EU tries to have too much influence on how football is run in EU countries and they are trying to extend that influence to the rest of Europe," Russian news agency Itar-Tass quoted Blatter as saying during his visit to the Kremlin.
Last month, the European Commission, prompted by British sports ...