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Blatter: Add extra Asia World Cup slots

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FIFA president Sepp Blatter called for more berths for Asian teams at the World Cup and said the issue would be addressed at a meeting later this month. 

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter at a press conference in Zurich on Sept 28, 2012. Blatter called for more berths for Asian teams at the World Cup and said the issue would be addressed at a meeting later this month.

Blatter said FIFA should allow more Asian teams at the expense of European and South American teams, stressing that Asia provides 50% of the body's revenues with Europe contributing less than 20%.

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