The letter was sent Monday and was addressed to FIFA President Sepp Blatter. It was signed by Brazil’s Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo, who on Saturday had announced the country’s position regarding Valcke.
Valcke sent a blunt message on Friday asking the country to speed up its World Cup preparations: “You have to push yourself, kick your (backside).”
Rebelo said in the letter that Brazil was “shocked” by the“inappropriate” comments made by Valcke.
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