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Henry Kissinger mulling FIFA offer

Updated: June 5, 2011, 9:57 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says he has not yet made a firm commitment to become an adviser to soccer's world governing body.

Newly re-elected FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Wednesday that Kissinger, who was secretary of state from 1973 to 1977, had agreed to join a "committee of wise persons" to help investigate problems within the organization.

"If it can help the sport, I would be willing to participate," Kissinger told the BBC on Sunday. "But I have ...

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