The much anticipated BBC documentary detailing the probe into FIFA’s handling of World Cup bids was finally aired, with some unsurprisingly surprising results: they’re quite dirty.
The man running the show is the rather infamous Andrew Jennings, who earned his fame by running afoul of FIFA, writing a book on their dabblings on the wrong side of integrity.
Though informative, unfortunately we can only assume nothing will change, as this is FIFA, and FIFA’s been doing whatever it wants for years.
Still, however, a good watch.
[Via 101 Great Goals]
The walls are crashing down around FIFA it would appear:
Fresh on the back of news that World Cup votes were put up for sale (quelle freakin’ surprise), today it emerged that one of the men who alleged corruption in the building of South Africa’s Mbombela Staidum was murdered…by poison.
[Segue to music indicating a supremely dramatic turn in events.]This brings the death tally surrounding the stadium, which is quite lovely (in a crazy “I might kill you” sort of way), to nine.
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