Qatar 2022: ‘Iran should be excluded’ from the World Cup: Blatter, former FIFA president

Joseph Blatterformer president of the FIFAbelieves that Iran must be excluded from the World Cup Qatar 2022in the context of the widespread protests behind the death of a woman in custody of the morale Police, according to a Swiss newspaper.

Blick I quote Blatter as saying that if he were still in charge of world football’s governing body, he would have demanded harsh consequences and removed Iran from the competition between selections.

Iran should be excluded from the World Cup.

The protests in iran pose one of the boldest challenges to clerical rulers since the Islamic Revolution of 1979.

For its part, Iran has accused its Foreign ‘enemies’ fomenting unrest that have been unleashed since the death of Mahsa Amini in September, after his arrest for failing to comply with the strict dress code imposed on women.

The newspaper quoted Blatter as saying that it was incomprehensible that FIFA chief Gianni Infantino had not taken a clear position on Iran despite all the events that have occurred in the Arab country.

Blatter86, also made headlines this week after stating that it was a mistake to grant Qatar the organizing rights for the World Cupwhich begins on November 20, returning to the spotlight with his criticism of the organization of the great international competition.

Iran integrates the B Group of the World Cup together with Englandagainst which he will debut on November 21, Wales and the United States.

(With information from Reuters)