June 22 – Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona has thrown his hat into the ring for the FIFA presidency, according to reports.
June 11 – Brazilian football legend Zico believes it is his “duty” to stand for the FIFA presidency.
24/11/2010 South Africa’s World Cup CEO Danny Jordaan tells INSIDER he sees no clear favourites in the 2018/2022 World Cup bidding race, saying it will go right to the wire… Carlos Alberto Torres, Brazil’s 1970 World Cup-winning captain, says the country’s airports are “shameful”… More inside. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Rio de Janeiro.
Soccerex are delighted to announce that a special panel of Brazilian legends has been confirmed for the Soccerex Global Convention (20-24 November 2010), Rio de Janeiro. The panel, titled ‘The Brazilian Way’ will be looking at the huge impact of Brazilian players and managers on global football, discussing Brazilian footballing philosophies and their approach to
29/1/2010 Japan’s 2006 World Cup coach Zico and Shunsuke Nakamura are among ambassadors for 2018/2022 bid… Holland-Belgium welcomes Sepp Blatter’s comments on joint bids and plan to award 2018 to Europe… More troubles for Indonesia.