Do we thank John Oliver for this or should we send the gift basket elsewhere?

Infamous FIFA President Sepp Blatter announced his resignation from the position this afternoon amidst an ever-growing corruption scandal. In a hastily organised news conference, Blatter admitted that 'FIFA needs a profound restructuring' and that he will 'continue to exercise my function' until elections for a new president can take place, speculated to happen between December and March.

You can read his full statement here via CNN.

And with that news came the following reactions, as football fans heaved a sigh of relief and comedians and wannabe comedians blew their Blatter-load all over Twitter.

Now we just have to sit and wait and find out what the FBI have on him.

Via Twitter