FIFA World Cup 2014: Sepp Blatter Hails Tournament as a Success

Despite massive protests against local facilities and rising costs in Brazil, FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the country has done well as host nation of the FIFA Word Cup 2014.

updated: July 03, 2014 08:48 IST
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In Quotes: Sepp Blatter is pleased with the manner in which Brazil has organised the FIFA World Cup.

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Rio de Janeiro: FIFA president Sepp Blatter declared Wednesday that the World Cup in Brazil was a success, saying that fears of anti-tournament protests had not materialized.

"I am a very happy man today," Blatter said at a sport management seminar in Rio de Janeiro.

"It is a success of the country, of this game," he said.

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