Tag Archives: FIFA

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • IRS Dude Burns FIFA With This Corny Soccer Pun (Video)

    IRS Dude Burns FIFA With This Corny Soccer Pun (Video)

    Earlier today we told you about how the United States Justice Department and Swiss officials have teamed up to lay the smackdown on nine FIFA officials who are being arrested and extradited on a number of charges, including bribery, money laundering, racketeering, and wire fraud. The Department of Justice in the United States has since […]

  • 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 […]

  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s Son Meets Messi at Ballon d’Or Ceremony (Video)

    Cristiano Ronaldo’s Son Meets Messi at Ballon d’Or Ceremony (Video)

    With the way the media portrays their rivalry, you’d think Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi despise each other so much that they’d never allow their own child to speak to their counterpart. But there’s really no true hatred between these two soccer stars—at least nothing beyond what you’d typically expect from two players who play for […]