Fifa Crisis : Football Soccer

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FIFA Crisis
Football’s (Soccer) world governing body, FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association), has been involved in very strong issue of corruption. Clamming the career of the two most powerful men in football, president of FIFA Sepp Blatter, and Michael Platini president of UEFA (The Union of Europeans Football Associations). Both of them were accused of disloyal payment. According to the U.S.A department of justice, who indicated top executives including Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, FIFA and UEFA presidents at that time.
In May, 2015 thanks to a major inquiry by the FBI was indicated that fourteen current and former FIFA officials and associates were accused of rampant, systemic, and deep rooted corruption. When …show more content…

While the investigation of the disloyal payment was going on, and almost knowing that both of them were guilty, on October 2015 the FIFA president, Sepp Blatter, and the European football boss (UEFA) Michel Platini were suspended for 90 days. Suspension was not the only problem that FIFA and UEFA president had to face. Both of them were fined with a not very nice quantity of money when it comes to pay it. Sepp Blatter was fined with 50,000 Swiss francs, while Michel Platini was fined with 80,000 Swiss francs.
As it was expected, the day of his suspension Sepp Blatter came out and talked to the people. In a press conference he tried to defend himself by saying that he was sorry, but that’s not the only thing he said, he also had the time to try to explain how everything had happened. He said that everything started back in 1998 after the World Cup in France which was held in the summer of that year. He said that Michel Platini came up to him and told him that he wanted to work for FIFA. Blatter also said that when Platini told him that he wanted to work for FIFA, he also that he was a very expensive man.
Blatter said to him that was OK, but at the time they did not had the money to pay him. At the press conference he said that he very astonished with the decision that was made and also he was astonished because he could not believe that they deny the existence of such agreement. According to him this

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