FIFA President to Attend Funeral of Argentinian Association President

Zurich, July 31 (QNA) – FIFA president Joseph Blatter will attend Friday’s funeral of former president of the Argentine Football Association Julio Grondona, FIFA said today.

Grondona, head of the Argentine Football Association since 1979 died yesterday as a result of a heart attack. He was 82 years old. Blatter wrote on his official Twitter account on Wednesday “Very sad about the loss of a good friend. Julio Grondona has left us at the age of 82. Today I hug his family. Rest in peace.”
Argentinian superstar and best player of the World Cup Lionel Messi also mourned the death of the football executive, he will also be present in today’s funeral. (QNA)

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