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Zico to stand for FIFA presidency

2015-06-10 22:50
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Rio de Janeiro - Former Brazil star Zico on Wednesday confirmed he will stand in the election to succeed Sepp Blatter as president of FIFA, although he admitted he may struggle to find enough support.

"I would like to confirm the decision to be a candidate," the 62-year-old told a news conference.

"I feel I am capable. For sure, certain rules need to change."

Blatter has already announced he will stand down from the job after the organisation he has headed since 1998 was engulfed in a series of corruption allegations.

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