FA chairman Greg Dyke said he was "annoyed" by claims made by Fifa President Sepp Blatter that the British media was racist following allegations of corruption.
He said: "I was deeply upset at the allegations yesterday from Mr Blatter about the British media was somehow racist. I got annoyed by it.
"It's nothing to do with racism at all, so I just pointed that out."
Speaking to ITV News Brazil Correspondent Nick Ravenscroft, Mr Dyke added: "I think a lot of Uefa members feel that Fifa has a bad reputation, and as a result something needs to be done about that. It's hard to do that while Mr Blatter is there."
More top news
Study suggest that the number of takeaway outlets has significantly increased over the last 20 years, particularly in the poorest areas.
A teachers' union has suggested the number of teachers facing abuse on social media has more than doubled in just 12 months.
A survey has found that one in five young professionals in the UK consider themselves to have a drinking problem.