Sepp Blatter received 133 votes to Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein's 73 in the first round of voting for FIFA president, and al-Hussein has withdrawn before the second round of voting.
FIFA was almost forced to conduct a second round of voting, but Joseph "Sepp" Blatter's opponent withdrew from the race.
The FIFA Congress continues in Zurich today with a vote that could result in a new FIFA president, reports CNBC's Wilfred Frost.
The corruption scandal at football's governing body doesn't involve entities under the soccer group's control, a former candidate for FIFA's top spot said.
Jason Moser, analyst at The Motley Fool, discusses comments by FIFA president Sepp Blatter that he is not to blame for the organization's corruption scandal.
Jerome Champagne, former FIFA president candidate, likens the criticisms of FIFA president Sepp Blatter to a "form of bashing" that's probably motivated by people who are trying to block Friday's elections.
The finer details of Wednesday's indictment against FIFA officials appears to implicate one U.S. household name in particular.
Sepp Blatter insisted he cannot be responsible for keeping corruption from happening and said he should be re-elected as FIFA president.
CNBC's Wilfred Frost has the update on the corruption allegations surrounding soccer's global governing body.
Qatar losing the right to host the FIFA World Cup is “within the realm of possibility,” Citi bank has said, with Wednesday’s arrests “bearish” for the Arab emirate’s banks.
CNBC's Wilfred Frost gives an update on the FIFA scandal, explaining that Visa may reassess its sponsorship deal with the global football association in the wake of corruption allegations.
Corruption stems from the top rungs of FIFA's leadership and president Sepp Blatter needs to take moral responsibility, says Daniel Hough, director of Sussex Center for the Study of Corruption.
Kevin Adler, chief engagement officer at Engage Marketing, expects key sponsors of FIFA to stay the course as soccer remains the "marquee property of the global sports landscape."
James Dorsey, senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, discusses news of alleged corruption inside FIFA, soccer's global governing body.
Amid fraud and bribery allegations, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) says it is time for new leadership at FIFA.
Get rid of FIFA and start over, says brand strategist David Melancon, CEO of BTR.
FIFA's annual meeting will take place as planned, despite arrests made in the scandal, reports CNBC's Wilfred Frost.
U.S. legal authorities said they have the jurisdiction to go after some FIFA officials for corruption charges.
As the latest scandal involving FIFA unfolds, questions are being asked as to why it's the U.S. that has chosen to swoop on world soccer's governing body.
The Justice Department has announced charges against FIFA officials, reports CNBC's Wilfred Frost.