A view of the  opening ceremony before the the opening  World Cup  game between Russia and Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

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Leicester City vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, manager Claudio Ranieri, captain Wes Morgan and chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha with the Premier League trophy. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire

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Head of Fifa sponsor Visa, Charlie Scharf, has launched a stinging attack on Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Getty

The head of leading Fifa sponsor Visa has delivered a stinging attack on Sepp Blatter claiming there can be no meaningful reforms until he leaves as p(...)