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FIFA-Gate Lawyers In New York Fed Court: Bribes Were "Expected"
FIFA-Gate Lawyers In New York Fed Court: Bribes Were "Expected"
Corruption isn't anything new to the professional soccer world's governing body. The FIFA World Cup is the biggest sporting event on earth. The Super Bowl generally draws about 100 million viewers world wide each year. The FIFA World Cup in 2018 welcomed 3.57 BILLION viewers, maybe more in 2022. Break it down any way that you would like, the two events aren't even close. Those kind of viewership ratings convert to big advertising dollars. On Tuesday, two-high ranking media officials went on trial to face federal wire-fraud and money-laundering charges in Brooklyn Federal Court. The charges are in connection with the 2015 FIFA corruption scandal.
Seriously No Bud? World Cup Bans Beer Two Days Prior To Matches
Seriously No Bud? World Cup Bans Beer Two Days Prior To Matches
There are plenty of reasons to question the Fédération Internationale de Football Association or FIFA, the governing body of professional soccer. The organization has been riddled controversy for decades. In 2015, more than two dozen FIFA officials were implicated in a 24-year corruption scandal that reached the highest levels of FIFA management. Bribery connected to the awarding of hosting rights for the 2018 World Cup to Russia and this year's 2022 World Cup to Qatar. Now, two days prior to the start, fans are told they can not buy beer with alcohol in the stadium. What?
20/20 To Air Special Report On Thailand Cave Rescue
20/20 To Air Special Report On Thailand Cave Rescue
It's the incrediblly gripping story of the Thailand cave rescue that has many of us on the edge of seats as details unfolded about the dangerous and heroic recue of the Thai youth soccer team and it's coach.  One by one as the players were rescued,  euphoria set it.  However, many questions arose about how they managed to stay alive long enough for expert divers and rescuers to find them and retur

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