Across social media, the resignation of FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has been welcomed with rampant excitement. The 79-year-old quit his position, which he was re-elected to only five days ago.
Why does it take tragedy for the world, and the football world, to sit up and pay attention? Young Iranian "Blue Girl" Sahar Khodayari's self-immolation also lays FIFA's impotence bare, says Joscha Weber.
An Iranian woman known as the "Blue Girl" set herself on fire after being handed a prison sentence for trying to enter a soccer stadium. Her death sparked outrage on social media, with some calling for a stadium boycott.
Gianni Infantino has been reelected president of FIFA after running unopposed. He said that the organization has been transformed into being "synonymous with credibility."
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