Disgraced former FIFA President, Sepp Blatter, has been accused of sexual harassment.
According to the fresh allegation, United States goalkeeper Hope Solo told reporters that Blatter grabbed her ass during an award ceremony.
She said this in an interview with Portuguese newspaper Expresso, the world cup winner said:
“I had Sepp Blatter grab my ass.”
The 81-year old has however denied the allegation via his spokesman as he told the Expresso it was “ridiculous“.
Solo, 36, said the ass-grabbing incident occurred while presenting the FIFA women’s world player of the year award alongside Blatter at the 2013 Ballon d’Or ceremony.
Sepp Blatter was FIFA President from 1988 to 2015 before he was thrown out of office because of corrupt-related incidents.