Tag Archives: FIFA
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”