Blatter named biggest villain of past decade

FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has been named the 'biggest villain' of the past decade, ahead of figures such as Simon Cowell and Tiger Woods.

FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has been named the 'biggest villain' of the past decade, ahead of figures such as Simon Cowell and Tiger Woods.

The Swiss president of football's governing body topped a poll for TV channel Syfy.

A list of heroes was topped by US President Barack Obama.

Sporting figures whose private lives have recently dominated headlines, including Ashley Cole, Tiger Woods and Ryan Giggs, all figure in the top 10 baddies.

Behind President Obama in the hero list was runner-up David Beckham, followed by Prince William and Harry Potter author JK Rowling.

Biggest villain:

1. Sepp Blatter

2. Fred Goodwin (chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) at the centre of the recent super-injuntions row in the UK)

3. Ashley Cole

4. Tiger Woods

5. Tony Hayward

6. Simon Cowell

7. Ryan Giggs

8. Silvio Berlusconi

9. Piers Morgan

10. Russell Brand

Biggest hero:

1. Barack Obama

2. David Beckham

3. Prince William

4. JK Rowling

5. Jade Goody

6. Kate Middleton

7. Rudy Giuliani

8. Oprah Winfrey

9. Cheryl Cole

10. Prince Harry

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