Questioning of former FIFA boss Blatter delayed at Swiss trial

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The questioning of former FIFA president Joseph Blatter at the federal criminal court in Switzerland has been delayed to Thursday due to his ill health. “I am not well. I have a complaint that comes back, then I can’t breathe properly either,” Blatter told the court. “I don’t see myself able to answer.” According to Blatter’s lawyer Lorenz Erni, his client has chest pains and breathing difficulties. The trial against Blatter and former UEFA president Michel Platini started Wednesday in Switzerland’s Bellinzona. The pair are charged with defrauding global football governing body FIFA in connect…

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