FIFA's Blatter faces division and suspicion as fifth term begins

ZURICH - FIFA President Sepp Blatter began his fifth term at the helm of soccer's governing body on Saturday facing the daunting task of restoring public faith in an organization tainted by allegations of corruption and deeply divided over his re-election.

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