FIFA has taken note of the formal resignation of Nicolás Leoz as a member of the FIFA Executive Committee and as President of CONMEBOL (Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol) for health and personal reasons. Nicolás Leoz informed FIFA of his decision to resign today by letter.
In accordance with the FIFA Statutes (art. 30 par. 9), CONMEBOL will now have to decide immediately on the replacement of Nicolás Leoz as one of its representatives on the FIFA Executive Committee for the remaining period of office.