21 Jul 2017

David Conn: The Fall of the House of FIFA

From Nine To Noon, 10:07 am on 21 July 2017

It has been almost two-and-a-half years since Sepp Blatter was unceremoniously dumped after four decades at the helm of the world soccer body, FIFA. It was the biggest corruption scandal to shake the association, and has been described as the most spectacular fall sport has ever seen. And it's now the subject of a new book by the award winning sports journalist for The Guardian, David Conn. The Fall of the House of FIFA chronicles the men at the centre of the association, alongside FIFA's long history since its conception in the early 1900s up until the widespread allegations of bribery and scandal today. So, from its earnest foundations early on to dazzling World Cups watched by billions around the world... How did FIFA fall so far?

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