He’s recommended ex-FIFA boss Sepp Blatter, who recently stood down after it was revealed that he was receiving more corrupt ca$h than the combined income of a small country.
Putin said to The Huffington Post that Blatter “deserved the Nobel Prize”, and that he “doesn’t believe a word about him being involved in corruption personally.” He also gave a shout out to Blatter’s former colleagues art FIFA, and event executives at for other major sporting events:
“Heads of big international sporting federations, or the Olympic Games, deserve special recognition. If there is anyone who deserves the Nobel Prize, it’s those people.”
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