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Former FIFA President Joao Havelange passed away

Joao Havelange, former President of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), passed away on 16 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was 100.
•    Havelange’s tenure as President was the second longest in FIFA's history, behind only that of Jules Rimet.
•    Born on 8 May 1916, Joao Havelange was a Brazilian lawyer, businessman and athlete.
•    He served as the 7th President of the FIFA from 1974 to 1998.
•    He received the title of Honorary President when leaving office; however, he resigned in April 2013.
•    He succeeded Stanley Rous and was succeeded by Sepp Blatter.
•    He served as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 1963 to 2011.

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