Blatter, the ousted head of the global soccer governing body, is the latest prominent man to be accused of sexual misconduct after USA women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo accused him of assaulting her at FIFA's Ballon d'Or awards ceremony in 2013.
Solo presented the award for Federation Internationale de Football Association women's player of the year that year on stage alongside Blatter to her colleague Abby Wambach after the U.S. won gold at the Olympics in London in 2012.
"I had Sepp Blatter grab my ass", Solo said. She was accompanied on stage by Blatter.
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"After that I did not see him and that was kind of bad", she told the magazine. "I had to quickly pull myself together to present my teammate with the biggest award of her career and celebrate with her in that moment, so I completely shifted my focus to Abby".
Solo has taken to social media to praise those who have spoken out against sexual harassment using the hashtag #MeToo.
"In the case of Sepp Blatter, I went on the stage, I was nervous for the presentation... -Can-I-talk-about-that-" target="_blank">Portuguese magazine Expresso about sexual harassment in women's sports and its prevalence.
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Blatter's representative called the allegation "ridiculous" in a statement to Expresso and The Guardian. "I did not get to tell him directly 'Do not ever touch me!' That's the way I've always handled things". That needs to change.
Blatter was banned by Federation Internationale de Football Association in 2015 after a 17-year run as president.
Just days after that comment, Blatter made disparaging remarks to new female members of the executive committee. In 2004, he landed in hot water after saying women's soccer should use sex appeal as a way to grow the game. "They could, for example, have tighter shorts".
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Solo, who with 202 appearances, is the most capped goalkeeper in US soccer history, is an advocate for equality, including equal pay for women in sports. The 36-year-old was suspended for six months by U.S. Soccer for calling Swedish players a "bunch of cowards" and has not returned to the team since.