Sepp Blatter has led a charmed existence as the president of FIFA since winning a surprise election victory in 1998 to lead the organisation. In his book “How They Stole the Game”, David Yallop claimed to have uncovered evidence that FIFA delegates had accepted bribes totalling $1m to fix that result—claims that Mr Blatter denies. Controversy has dogged Mr Blatter and his organisation ever since http://econ.st/1d2ktPk
Free to read: Fifa made $5.7bn in revenues in the four years leading up to last year’s World Cup in Brazil.
US tackles Brazil’s dirty game http://on.ft.com/1clIAaQ
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