Bale was included in
However, the Welshman played for Spurs and scored in a pre-season friendly against
The world governing body would have to judge that the club had not released him - Spurs would argue Bale only returned to fitness this week.
Asked about Bale, Blatter told the
"So far nobody came to FIFA to say we should, but it is a possibility we could ban these players if they are not at the disposal of the national team.
"They (the association) complain and then we say let this player go or he cannot play for the club.
"FIFA's position has never been so clear than it is now for the Olympics 2012 and 2016."
Blatter admitted that some countries such as
London 2012 has given women's football in the UK an 'unprecedented platform' on which to create a lasting legacy, according to the Football Association's head of national game Kelly Simmons.