Who’s not named in the FIFA corruption case?
While the defendants are a who’s-who of senior FIFA executives and their broadcast partners who benefited from kickbacks, there’s one big fish not named in the case: FIFA president Sepp Blatter. Wait, isn’t he a Bond villain?
What is the FIFA scandal?
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (known as FIFA), the international governing body of soccer, has been embroiled in a corruption scandal that has rocked the organization to its core. It began in May 2015.
What has the FIFA investigation revealed about its culture?
The investigation into FIFA has revealed a toxic culture of unethical behavior, non-compliance and corruption that started from the top and trickled down to every facet of the organization. This culture became so entrenched in FIFA, that reform looked to be a monumental undertaking.
What is the FIFA corruption crisis?
Fifa corruption crisis: Key questions answered. Read more about sharing. Fifa, football’s world governing body, has been engulfed by claims of widespread corruption since summer 2015, when the US Department of Justice indicted several top executives.