The Debate

FIFA corruption scandal: Top officials indicted on US corruption charges (part 2)

The world's most popular sport is in turmoil. Two separate inquiries have been launched into corruption at football's governing body, FIFA. A US probe is looking into $150 million in bribes allegedly taken by officials over a 24-year period. A Swiss probe is aimed at the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar respectively. Seven senior officials, who were awaiting the start of the FIFA congress in Zurich, have been arrested. We look at the likely fallout from this scandal.


Produced by Christopher Davis, Cécile Khindria and Emerald Maxwell

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