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ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - FEBRUARY 26:  Victor Montagliani, member of the 2016 FIFA Reform Committee talks during the Extraordinary FIFA Congress at Hallenstadion on February 26, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

CONCACAF President Victor Montagliani Says Corruption Doesn’t End Overnight

“What we need to remember is that we don’t forget our history. We want to make sure that, from a confederation standpoint, history never repeats itself.”

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Germany, Franz Beckenbauer, and the ghost of Charlie Dempsey

Havelange, Blatter, Blazer, Valcke, Warner, Texeira, Platini… Franz Beckenbauer can now add his name to the list of The Untouchables who – it turns out – are in fact touchable by the law.

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016 file photo FIFA Presidential Candidate Gianni Infantino speaks to the media as he unveils his 90 day plan that he will implement if he is elected FIFA President, at Wembley Stadium in London. Infantino is one of the five candidates to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA President on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 when soccer's scandal-scarred world body picks a new president after nine months of crisis.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)

FIFA REVEALS SALARY OF PRESIDENT GIANNI INFANTINO & OTHER REGRETFUL PAYMENTS

FIFA’s brand new era of “transparency” has kicked off with football’s world governing body by announcing the salary of new(ish) president Gianni Infantino.

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - FEBRUARY 29: FIFA President Gianni Infantino runs with the ball during a FIFA Team Friendly Football Match at the FIFA headquarters on February 29, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

FIFA Prez Gianni Infantino: Red Card for First 100 Days (& some deleted audio recordings)

The first 100 days of Gianni Infantino’s reign as FIFA President have been given a red card by lobby group #NewFIFANow. In other words, the old guy is the same as the new guy.

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - MAY 29:  FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke (R) shakes hands with FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter during the 65th FIFA Congress at the Hallenstadion on May 29, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland.  (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Surprise! Sepp Blatter, Valcke, & Kattner Gave Themselves $80 Million in “Pay Rises” & “Bonuses”

Lawyers acting for FIFA revealed the scale of corruption within the organization claiming Sepp Blatter, Jerome Valcke, and Markus Kattner awarded themselves $80 million in pay rises and bonuses.

The US Soccer Federation delivers its bid to Sepp Blatter was this a done deal gone wrong?

Inside The Bizarre & Delusional Mind of Exiled FIFA Boss Sepp Blatter (& The Secret 2022 World Cup Deal Gone Wrong)

“For the World Cups it was agreed that we go to Russia because it’s never been in Russia, eastern Europe, and for 2022 we go back to America. And so we will have the World Cup in the two biggest political powers.”

How Low Can FIFA Go? Will Alleged Human Rights Abuser Sheikh Salman Replace Blatter?

After the 2011 pro-democracy demonstrations in Bahrain that left over 30 people dead were suppressed by the government, human rights groups allege Sheikh Salman was involved in identifying athletes involved in protests who were then imprisoned and tortured.