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Fifa's Blatter being investigated by US authorities and FBI

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Fifa president Sepp Blatter is being investigated by US prosecutors and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a source said late on Tuesday.

[NEW YORK] Fifa president Sepp Blatter is being investigated by US prosecutors and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a source said late on Tuesday.

Earlier in the day, Blatter unexpectedly said he would step down as Fifa president in the wake of a corruption investigation that has rocked world soccer.

An FBI spokesman declined comment.

REUTERS

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