Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks to the media as he arrives to the hotel St Regis in Moscow, on June 19, 2018, during the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Sepp Blatter, the former president of world soccer’s governing body FIFA, has arrived in Russia where the football World Cup is currently underway.

A Reuters reporter saw Blatter arriving at a hotel in central Moscow on Tuesday evening.

Blatter, who led FIFA for 17 years, is serving a six-year ban from soccer for unethical conduct after the organisation was rocked by a global corruption scandal in 2015.