Brazil has left World Cup preparations too late, says Blatter

Sepp BlatterBy Andrew Warshaw
January 6 - FIFA president Sepp Blatter has revealed the full extent of Brazil's lack of World Cup preparations with an unprecedented blast at this year's hosts. As FIFA's December 31 deadline for the 12 World Cup stadiums to be ready came and went with half of them still behind schedule, Blatter criticised the organisers by declaring no host had ever been as far behind at this stage in his 38 years with football's world governing body.