As FIFA's top sponsor, Adidas finally broke the silence. They believe that the current crisis did not affect the FIFA brand.
Four top US sponsor of FIFA Sepp Blatter has repeatedly urged to step down immediately, and then let the reform of FIFA will be more productive, they also repeatedly called Adidas stand. Today, Adidas sound, but they do not have to put pressure on Blatter.
Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer said, "Our product image not because FIFA's crisis deteriorates, we believe consumers will distinguish us and FIFA."
Since 1970, Adidas is the official World Cup ball partner, two years ago, they and FIFA contract until 2030.
Hainer said Adidas has been calling for reform of FIFA, he also stressed that Adidas did not in any way involved in the German "slush funds" at home.
According to the German "Der Spiegel" reported that Germany 2006 World Cup organizing committee had 6.7 million euros as a "slush fund", the money saved by the former Adidas CEO Robert Louis Dreyfus.
"There is no evidence to suggest Adidas provided the money, Robert Louis Dreyfus has left the company, and this is his personal funds." Hainer told reporters Road.