Ginola ‘not giving up’ on FIFA presidency

first_img1 Former Newcastle and Tottenham forward David Ginola insists he is “not giving up” on the position of FIFA president, despite suggestions the Frenchman had pulled out of his attempt to oust Sepp Blatter at the helm.The Frenchman had revealed to talkSPORT he would “open doors” within the federation, stating “everything would be dealt with in a perfect way”.But the Team Ginola website suggested the 48-year-old would no longer be running for the position.It read: “A huge thank you for supporting Team Ginola. The crowdfunding page is now closed. All donations will be returned to those that have pledged.“The fight is not over. Football still needs to change. I urge you to continue to vocalize your craving for change in football in whatever way you can. Let it be known that no matter how small you think your voice may be alone, if we speak together we will be heard. Whilst FIFA may not be an open democracy for the footballing public, our opinions will be heeded, only if we persist.”However, Ginola announced on Twitter that his campaign was not over: “Not giving up, still in the race to reboot football! Will not give up…final nomination results might not be known before 8th February…” David Ginola last_img read more