Outgoing FIFA president Blatter offered to work at radio

The 79-year-old Blatter suggested he is hoping for a career in radio journalism once his term comes to an end

Baku. 24 July. REPORT.AZ/ Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter offered work placement at Radio Yorkshire, Report informs citing foreign media. 

According to the information, the 79-year-old, who will stand down from his role on February 26 when a successor will be elected, suggested he is hoping for a career in radio journalism once his term comes to an end.

And Radio Yorkshire have wasted no time in offering him a way into the industry.

Director of broadcasting at Radio Yorkshire Sam Brydges said: "We would like to offer Sepp Blatter a work placement opportunity here at Radio Yorkshire next summer, when his commitments at FIFA have ceased, to get a good snapshot of the industry.

"If he is serious about wanting to be a radio journalist, then there is not a more serious place to learn than here at Radio Yorkshire."

Bates added: "What you are offering is a job placement opportunity for two weeks, here, at Elland Road and he can find out how to be a proper broadcaster, and perhaps how to answer questions and commentate clearly and openly without confusing the audience.

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