Blatter, sitting in an upright position, opens the envelope. What dexterity. It’s Blatter again, walking into a meeting, left foot first, then the right, knotting his necktie as he goes. A cool customer, this Blatter. Now sipping his drink, now negotiating with Horst Dassler of Adidas, back and forth and …


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  1. Alan Allport Says:

    Blaster resigns …

    OH! pleasant exercise of hope and joy!
    For mighty were the auxiliars which then stood
    Upon our side, we who were strong in love!
    Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive,
    But to be young was very heaven!

  2. Alan Allport Says:

    Though the typo is amusingly apropos, that should of course read ‘Blatter resigns’ …

  3. Margaret Soltan Says:

    Alan: Very pretty – but I’m working on something a little less elevated to mark the occasion…

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