FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter will launch his personal Twitter page today, Thursday 10 June. Fans from all over the world will be able to follow the FIFA President’s views and opinions on the account “@seppblatter” throughout the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ in South Africa.
FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, commented:
“We are approaching the first FIFA World Cup in which social media websites will play an important role in connecting everyone who cares about the game of football. I’m very excited to be sharing my own personal experience of the 2010 FIFA World Cup with football fans from all over the world.”
FIFA.com, the world’s official football website, will launch two further accounts, to go live later in June. They are: @FIFAcom covering interviews, site developments, Fantasy Team progress and updates on key news from tournament matches, and @FIFAcomLive, providing continuous and real-time updates from all 64 games at South Africa 2010.