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Europe Blatter says FIFA probe, arrests 'bring shame and humiliation to football'

The head of soccer's worldwide governing body spoke out for the first time since several FIFA officials were arrested and indicted by US Justice officials on corruption charges.

Walter Bieri-Keystone/AP

Shame and humiliation have been brought on FIFA following the turbulent events of the last two days which included the arrest of leading soccer officials at their Zurich hotel, the world soccer body's president Sepp Blatter said on Thursday.