Russia 2018 LOC congratulates FIFA President Blatter on re-election

Following his re-election at the helm of FIFA, the Local Organising Committee for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ extends its heartfelt congratulations to President Joseph S. Blatter and wishes him the best of success for his fifth term.

"Russia 2018 is looking forward to continuing its excellent and fruitful cooperation with FIFA under the guidance of President Blatter," Minister of Sports and LOC Chairman Vitaly Mutko said. "As we move towards successfully hosting to the world's single-most important sports event, we appreciate his outstanding support and commitment to Russia and the LOC."