• Any attempt by Sepp Blatter to cling to power, however, will be met with fierce opposition in the wake of the FBI-led corruption investigation that has plunged Fifa into turmoil.

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks during a press conference at the headquarters of the world's football governing body in Zurich on June 2, 2015.
    LAST UPDATE : Jun 15, 2015, 4:32 AM EDT
  • Levante's midfielder Victor Camarasa (L) vies with Atletico Madrid's Turkish midfielder Arda Turan during the Spanish league football match Levante UD vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia on May 10, 2015.

    The Spanish football season will be allowed to finish after the week-long Royal Spanish Football Federation suspension and players' strike were lifted by Spain's national court.

    LAST UPDATE : May 14, 2015, 7:41 AM EDT
  • Founding client of 10Ten Talent Pele speaks during the Launch of 10Ten Talent on April 23, 2015 in London, England.

    Brazil legend Pele has had surgery for a prostate condition after he was admitted to hospital for the second time in six months.

    LAST UPDATE : May 08, 2015, 7:57 AM EDT
  • UEFA Executive Committee member and former Manchester United Chief Executive David Gill (C) at the International Football Association Board AGM at the Culloden Hotel on February 28, 2015 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    Former Manchester United chief executive David Gill says he is standing for Fifa vice-president because there is an "urgent need" for reform within the organization.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 23, 2015, 7:48 AM EDT
  • Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman speaks at the official draw for the FIFA Under-20 World Cup football tournament, in Auckland on February 10, 2015. The Under 20 World Cup is due to kick off in New Zealand on May 30, 2015.

    Key football officials met to discuss date following fears a summer event would endanger the health of players and fans.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 24, 2015, 4:59 AM EST
  • US President Barack Obama (C) poses with L.A. Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena (L) and Irish striker and L.A. Galaxy Captain Robbie Keane (2nd L) during a event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, February 2, 2015.

    Robbie Keane's stellar season at Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy has been further rewarded with a meeting with United States president Barack Obama.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 03, 2015, 8:34 AM EST