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Brazil president meets with FIFA

Updated: October 4, 2011, 1:31 PM ET
Associated Press

BRUSSELS -- The president of Brazil met with a top FIFA executive Monday in an effort to improve relations over the organization of the 2014 World Cup.

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff and FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke met privately in Belgium. Rouseff is in Belgium for Tuesday's European Union summit. Government spokeswoman Lais Garcia said it was the first meeting between the two and both sides agree they need to communicate better.

The World Cup organizing country and soccer's ...

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