Brazil's 'too late' preparations for World Cup makes FIFA boss Sepp Blatter angry

Sepp Blatter lambasts Brazil 2014 World Cup preparations saying the South American giants are the only country to have taken such a long time - seven years - to get ready for the sport's marquee event.

updated: January 06, 2014 19:55 IST
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Paris: Brazil's continuing struggles to keep their World Cup organisation on schedule are a consequence of starting preparations too late, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Sunday.

"Brazil has come to realise that they started too late. They are the country who are the most delayed (in terms of World Cup organisation) since I have been at FIFA," Blatter told Swiss newspaper 24 Hours.

"Yet they are the only country who have had such a long time -- seven years -- to prepare."

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