Tag Archives: bribery

  • Sepp Blatter Officially Named in Bribery Email, and Other Bad News for FIFA

    Sepp Blatter Officially Named in Bribery Email, and Other Bad News for FIFA

    When FIFA president and universally reviled scumbag Sepp Blatter announced his resignation on June 2, a lot of people with knowledge of the ongoing FIFA corruption scandal speculated that it might have something to do with the investigation of Blatter’s right-hand man, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke. Today it’s looking like those speculations were correct. […]

  • 10 Biggest FIFA Scandals of the Sepp Blatter Era

    10 Biggest FIFA Scandals of the Sepp Blatter Era

    Wednesday’s arrest and indictment of nine FIFA official on corruption charges shocked the sports world—but not because everybody thought soccer’s international governing body was so pure and innocent. FIFA scandals involving allegations of bribery and racketeering have been plaguing the beautiful game for decades. What was shocking about Wednesday’s turn of events was that, finally, somebody […]

  • Internet Mocks Corrupt FIFA Execs with Fake FIFA 16 Cover Art (Pics)

    Internet Mocks Corrupt FIFA Execs with Fake FIFA 16 Cover Art (Pics)

    The sting carried out by Swiss police and the U.S. Department of Justice in Zurich on Wednesday could not have come at a worse time for poor, misunderstood FIFA. The organization set to elect a new (probably the same) president on Friday. And on Thursday EA Sports revealed plans for FIFA 16, which inspired a […]

  • About Damn Time: Nine FIFA Officials Arrested in Switzerland on Corruption Charges

    About Damn Time: Nine FIFA Officials Arrested in Switzerland on Corruption Charges

    Early Wednesday morning, Swiss authorities arrested nine top FIFA officials at their Zurich hotel, where they were gathered for FIFA’s annual meeting. The raid came as the result of an extensive investigation by the FBI, which resulted in federal charges of bribery, money laundering, racketeering, and wire fraud from the United States Justice Department. In […]

  • Qatar May Lose 2022 FIFA World Cup in Wake of Epic Bribery Scandal

    Qatar May Lose 2022 FIFA World Cup in Wake of Epic Bribery Scandal

    The 2014 World Cup starts in 10 days, so why are so many people talking about the 2022 World Cup? Because the 2022 World Cup is supposed to be in Qatar. That’s right, I said Qatar, where the average high temperature in June and July—when the World Cup is played—is 106ºF. Obviously, that seems like […]