Jerome Valcke has swung from promoting the pragmatism of dictatorship to asserting the values of democracy.
FIFA secretary-general Jerome Valcke has cautioned World Cup watchers against trying to compare Brazil’s preparations and staging of the 2014 finals with South Africa 2010.
After all the years when questions featuring ‘Sao Paulo’ and ‘Opening Match’ in the same sentence would fire Jerome Valcke into the stratosphere, an uneasy peace has been accomplished.
Amid growing concerns about their readiness to host the 2014 World Cup finals, representatives of Brazil's organising committee are due in Zurich this week for showdown talks with FIFA chiefs.
Brazil's haphazard preparations for the 2014 World Cup have set alarms bells ringing at FIFA headquarters, but the country will be ready on time, even if there may be some…
Saturday's eagerly awaited IFAB meeting became almost a sideshow, as FIFA and Brazil continued their ongoing war of words over preparations for the 2014 World Cup finals.