BY BRYAN COONEY
Sponsorship and racism: words that are scarcely ideal bedfellows. The bedlam you may hear is the sound of the backers distancing themselves from his crass remarks.
How long before they distance themselves from the blue riband tournament itself.
And how long before those nice young men in their clean white coats come to take him away, after his latest diversionary tactic: interplanetary football? If he's serious, he's certainly inhabiting another world of delusion.
Whichever way you look at it, Blatter's miscalculation has been gross on a galactic scale.
“It might be yours,” I responded.
He may be resistant to the threat of a blowtorch, but his dismissal is somewhat overdue.