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Sepp Blatter gaffes and outbursts


Fifa president Sepp Blatter said yesterday that racism in football does not exist, and that any altercations on the pitch where racist language is used could be resolved by a handshake.

Blatter's comments provoked outrage but it's not the first time that the Fifa president has caused consternation with his words and thoughts on the big issues of the day.

Here we take a look at some of Blatter's more memorable gaffes and outbursts..