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Super agent Raiola drops bid for FIFA presidency

Super agent Mino Raiola has stepped back from plans to challenge for the FIFA presidency.

Raiola declared earlier this week he intended to run against current president Sepp Blatter. However, news that Dutch FA chief Michael van Praag will run, has changed the Italian's mind.

"I will not be a candidate because my friend, Michael van Praag, is now running," Raiola explained.

"For me, he would make the ideal president.

"But my battle with FIFA does not end here. We do not need an office in Zurich for an organisation which organises the World Cup every four years."

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