Rest in Power
Croatia President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic wins the World Cup and shows the power of football diplomacy
The appearances by the Croatian president during the tournament had media across the world frantically looking up her Wikipedia page to discover photos of her wearing a bikini and learning she was formerly Croatia’s Minister for European Affairs, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador to the United States, and Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy at NATO.
Why the FBI investigation into FIFA corruption resembles the Mueller Trump-Russia probe
From then on his company was endemically corrupt. Every major deal required bribes to Leoz, Teixeira and other football bosses, including Julio Grondona, president of the Argentina FA from 1979.
Chuck Blazer is Dead
Blazer’s cooperation with U.S. law enforcement helped investigators expose the deep well of corruption within CONCACAF – the confederation of which he was General Secretary for 21 years.
FIFA Report: Australian World Cup Consultant Peter Hargitay “Violated” Bid Rules
There was one finding in the Garcia Report into the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup bidding process that was buried and mostly overlooked by media, especially in Australia. Two words: “Peter” and “Hargitay”.
Will the Qatar 2022 World Cup be killed by Saudi Arabia, UAE, & Bahrain?
The five nation “army” that has cut diplomatic ties with Qatar has become a very real threat to 2022 FIFA World Cup. Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen—have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, cut off all travel to and from the country, and ordered their citizens to leave the country.
Why Mahfuza Akhter Kiron was elected to the FIFA Council over Moya Dodd explained in 16 Tweets
Some ideas on why an unknown Bangladeshi official who didn’t know which team won the last women’s World Cup was elected to the FIFA Council ahead of “favorite” Moya Dodd.
The “Terrorist Attack” in Germany That Was Actually a Capitalist Plot for Profit
So much for terrorism. The suspect was hoping to profit from a drop in the football team’s share price as a result of the attack.
The Bizarre Story of the Fake Nonprofit That “Campaigned” For Workers in Qatar
Voiceless Victims claimed to be an organization “committed to give a voice for those who had their own silenced.” Its goal was to make “a better world by providing aid to those who need it most.” Then it was revealed to be fake.