FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter has personally written today (Friday, 9 March 2012) to the President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff in order to schedule a date for an agreed meeting. This follows the confirmation of this meeting by the Minister of Sports in his letter yesterday.

Consequently, the second leg of the FIFA/LOC Host City Tour to Recife, Brasilia and Cuiaba which will be headed by FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke, Ronaldo and Bebeto, initially scheduled for next week, will now take place after the meeting with President Dilma Rousseff.