imagesBrazilian Football Federation says it is backing National Football Legend Zico’s bid to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA President.

Marco Polo Del Nero,President for the Brazilian Football Federation said in a statement that, the will give Zico the necessary backing if he gets the four other countries backing.

The 62 year old who had previously conceded lack of support from Brazil, Said he is “happy” with the response which he called it a kick start,However he needs the backing of four other Countries before he establish himself as a formal candidate..

Sepp Blatter announced his intentions to step down shortly after winning election for the fifth term amid reports of corruption in the FIFA Executive Committee.

The next Election for Blatter’s successor is scheduled for 26 February, 2016 with UEFA boss Michel Platinum who played against Zico in the 1986 world cup semi final seen as the frontrunner.

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