Former President of the International football Federation (FIFA) Joseph Blatter has told, why it is necessary to visit Russia.

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“In Russia you definitely need to go for social and cultural reasons. And especially because of the local cuisine. Wherever you were, at a great public reception or in a modest apartment, the guest will always give the best and in huge numbers,” Blatter is quoted “Sport-Express”.

According to the former President of FIFA, working in the International football Federation, he repeatedly came to Russia. Blatter admitted that he still feels a bond with the country, and noted that there he always was warmly received.

As said, the Swiss, the warmest memories are for the communication with the ex-presidents of the Russian football Union (RFU) Vyacheslav Koloskova and Vitaly Mutko.

Earlier in Switzerland, filed a case against the former President of FIFA Joseph Blatter on charges of misuse of $1 million.