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This is Chuck Blazer, a former FIFA executive who reportedly paid $6,000 a month for an apartment for his cats. Blazer, who was a member of the FIFA Executive Committee from 1996-2013, also has been accused of misappropriating at least $15 million in payments from CONCACAF, the FIFA branch that oversees Central and South America, during his tenure. 197 more words
ZURICH — Swiss authorities conducted an extraordinary early-morning operation here Wednesday to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on federal corruption charges. 1,404 more words
Yet another story connecting football with financial crime? We are in danger of a trend appearing here…
Allegations of corruption surround not only FIFA’s bid for the Qatar World Cup but also the 2018 World Cup. 117 more words
Although the date change is not yet official, people are already getting called out over a possible winter World Cup.
Chief executive of the Premier League Richard Scudamore has scolded FIFA and UEFA for their plans to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to the winter, which would cause a massive disruption in the play of Europe’s domestic leagues. 309 more words