Portuguese legend promises to restore "transparency, co-operation and solidarity" to FIFA.
Next week, an opportunity to halt Sepp Blatter's seemingly inevitable re-election presents itself.
The deal with Fox has been seen as an attempt to placate the broadcaster angry about the likely timing of the 2022 World Cup.
It looks like plain sailing for Sepp Blatter, as he combines his presidential obligations with some subtle campaign work.
Report edited to remove criticiss of FIFA president.
Challenger to Sepp Blatter believes he has a good chance of unseating the longstanding FIFA president.
Qatar is slowly heeding the calls for change, as it comes to terms with western expectations.
Frenchman pulls out of race after failing to gain support from federations.
Prince Ali talks a good game, but his proposals are vague.
Luis Figo's decision to stand hailed by Premier League managers.