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Prince William calls for FIFA reform

Prince William has called for FIFA reform after Sepp Blatter's re-election.

The Prince, who is the president of the Football Association, described the week as FIFA's "Salt Lake City moment", a reference to when, in 1998, Swiss IOC member Marc Hodler revealed that several of his fellow officials had accepted perks in return for voting to award Salt Lake City the 2002 Winter Olympics.

"There seems to be a huge disconnect between the sense of fair play that guides those playing and supporting the game, and the allegations of corruption that have long lingered around the management of the sport internationally," he said in his pre-FA Cup final speech at Wembley.

"The events in Zurich this week represent FIFA's Salt Lake City moment, when the International Olympic Committee went through a similar period of serious allegations.

"FIFA, like the IOC, must now show that it can represent the interests of fair play and put the sport first."

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