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  • FIFA Glitches Are Even Funnier When They’re in Real Life (Video)

    FIFA Glitches Are Even Funnier When They’re in Real Life (Video)

    I don’t know if video game glitches are getting more prominent, but it seems like as the technology progresses, they certainly become funnier. And while they’re plenty fun on the TV screen, when they’re reenacted side-by-side as real-life glitches, they get downright hilarious. Headless refs? Yup. Squirming players? Spastic goalies? They’re all here.  And a […]

  • The Swiss Attorney General is Going After FIFA’s Sepp Blatter

    The Swiss Attorney General is Going After FIFA’s Sepp Blatter

    The torrent of bad news continues to surround FIFA and its chairman, Sepp Blatter. The Swiss attorney general has begun criminal proceedings against the soccer honcho amid countless allegations of bribery and corruption throughout the ranks of the organization. The actual charges being brought against Blatter are criminal mismanagement and misappropriation of FIFA funds. This stems […]

  • U.S. Attorney General Says  We Can Expect More FIFA Arrests in the Near Future

    U.S. Attorney General Says We Can Expect More FIFA Arrests in the Near Future

    The joint investigation of corrupt FIFA executives being carried out by authorities in the United States and Switzerland started off relatively small. At first, all they were looking at were allegations of corruption in the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments. However, given all the evidence that has been collected since the […]

  • Cristiano Ronaldo on FIFA: ‘I Don’t Give a F*ck’ (Video)

    Cristiano Ronaldo on FIFA: ‘I Don’t Give a F*ck’ (Video)

    Cristiano Ronaldo has fame, fortune, and all the women one man could possibly ask for.  Do you think he actually gives a f*ck about FIFA’s latest corruption scandal? He does not. Just listen to what he had to say when asked about FIFA and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar: In case you missed that, […]

  • John Oliver Went on Another, Shorter FIFA Rant Sunday (Video)

    John Oliver Went on Another, Shorter FIFA Rant Sunday (Video)

    John Oliver is no fan of FIFA. I don’t think anyone is, really, but he seems to be a pioneer in the field of hating FIFA, as this earlier rant shows. Oh, and there’s this rant, too. Please don’t ignore this one, either. He’s on a tear as of late, as he’s a soccer fan […]

  • Dude in Suit Makes It Rain on FIFA President Sepp Blatter (Video)

    Dude in Suit Makes It Rain on FIFA President Sepp Blatter (Video)

    Today, during a FIFA press conference, it was announced that a presidential election would be held on February 26, 2016, in order to find a replacement for the resigning Sepp Blatter. That’s a whole nine months after the despised head of soccer’s governing body said he was calling it quits. It sucks that Blatter has been […]

  • Report: Sepp Blatter May Not Resign After All, Probably Just to Mess with Us

    Report: Sepp Blatter May Not Resign After All, Probably Just to Mess with Us

    Generally speaking, when an organization goes through the kind of public scandal FIFA has been going through these last few weeks, the person or people in charge of that organization resigns. However, FIFA is not a normal organization. When FIFA president Sepp Blatter actually did step down on June 2, just days after being re-elected, […]

  • John Oliver Celebrates FIFA Scandal with Bud Light Lime (Video)

    John Oliver Celebrates FIFA Scandal with Bud Light Lime (Video)

    Anyone who knows John Oliver and his HBO show knew that the target of his ire this week would be FIFA president Sepp Blatter, who resigned from his post amid corruption charges coming from seemingly every side. And because John Oliver is hilarious, he commemorated the US-led prosecution by doing a bunch of really, really […]

  • 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. […]