Man Utd defender Ferdinand in amazing twitter war with Blatter

FIFA president Sep Blatter has amazingly become embroiled in a Twitter WAR with Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand.

FIFA president Sep Blatter has amazingly become embroiled in a Twitter WAR with Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand.

Ferdinand blasted Blatter yesterday after his stunning comments on racism.

The England ace contacted Blatter's Twitter account directly, writing: "@SeppBlatter your comments on racism are so condescending its almost laughable. If fans shout racist chants but shake our hands is that ok?"

The England player also criticised FIFA's attempts to clarify Blatter's comments with a statement on their website underneath a picture of Blatter with South African minister Tokyo Sexwale, who was imprisoned on Robben Island during the apartheid era.

Ferdinand wrote: "Fifa clear up the blatter comments with a pic of him posing with a black man..I need the hand covering eyes symbol!!"

Blatter was stung into a response on Thursday and replied directly to Ferdinand saying: "The 'black man' as you call him has a name: Tokyo Sexwale. He has done tremendous work against racism and apartheid in Africa.

"We have done several joint activities to raise awareness on the struggle against racism in South Africa. FIFA has a long standing and proud record in the area of anti-discrimination which will continue."

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