Suspended FIFA president, Sepp Blatter has said he feared he was dying during a recent health scare.
Embattled former FIFA president, Sepp Blatter, who was hospitalzied for stress, has revealed that he was ‘between the angels who were singing and the devil who was lighting the fire’ during his recent health scare, admitting that it was more serious than reported.
He told Swiss TV channel, RTS; “Yes, I was very close, but luckily I never became unconscious in the 48 hours where I was really between the angels who were singing and the devil who was lighting the fire. It was the angels who sang. I was close to dying. At some stage the body says ‘no, enough is enough’.”
Blatter also backed Platini to win the FIFA presidency ahead of the five other candidates. “Platini is an honest man. If he comes back, he will be elected.”