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Wednesday 1 April, 2020

11 of the best burns from the Sepp Blatter saga

To say football fans are gleeful would be an understatement.

FIFA Raids Source: Associated Press

WHO IN THE world would want to be Sepp Blatter right now? Anyone? Bueller?

The Fifa president has resigned just days after his re-election following a corruption scandal that has gripped the sporting world for the past week.

Football fans aren’t exactly hiding their glee at his fall from grace and the end of his 17-year reign – in fact, they’re openly celebrating.

Everyone has been sharing this Vine of him falling off a stage again

Source: Kick11/Vine

And this one of him dad dancing

Source: @Gilology/Vine

Sky News’ Kay Burley got seriously shady

Tweet by @Kay Burley Source: Kay Burley/Twitter

And John Oliver went IN on Blatter and Fifa in general

Source: LastWeekTonight/YouTube

Ryanair got in there with a well-placed plug

Tweet by @Ryanair Source: Ryanair/Twitter

Many people compared Blatter to Senator Palpatine from Star Wars

Tweet by @Big Sexy Jeb Lund Source: Big Sexy Jeb Lund/Twitter

Tweet by @Dave Zirin Source: Dave Zirin/Twitter

And more infamous movie villains of times gone by

Tweet by @David Dadic Source: David Dadic/Twitter

Even his name got a kicking

Tweet by @Myandra is Mesmeric Source: Myandra is Mesmeric/Twitter

Tweet by @Bryan Donaldson Source: Bryan Donaldson/Twitter

Basically, you don’t want to be Sepp Blatter right now

Tweet by @AFP Photo Department Source: AFP Photo Department/Twitter

More: Sepp Blatter resigns as Fifa president>

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