The Ugly Game: The Corruption of FIFA and the Qatari Plot To Buy the World Cup

By Blake, Heidi & Jonathan Calvert

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9781501131493 9781501131509
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Scribner


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Starred Review on October 1, 2015  |  Arts and Humanities

In 2010, FIFA (the Fédération Internationale de Football Association) awarded the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, a small, oil-rich nation with no soccer stadiums or soccer history—a decision that shocked sports fans. Rumors and accusations of bribery and enormous payoffs flew throughout soccer, and all signs pointed to corruption at the highest levels of FIFA. Iron-fisted president Joseph "Sepp" Blatter na...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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