The fall of the house of FIFA The multimillion-dollar corruption at the heart of global soccer

David Conn, 1965-

Book - 2017

When Sepp Blatter joined FIFA in 1975 it had just twelve employees. Forty years later, the FBI have accused fourteen executives of forty-seven counts of money laundering, racketeering and tax evasion linked to kickbacks. This book tells the story of how football got big, how FIFA got corrupt and what this means for soccer fans around the world.

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New York, NY : Nation Books ©2017.
Physical Description
328 pages ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-312) and index.
Main Author
David Conn, 1965- (author)
  • The people's game
  • Fifa's smiley face
  • 1904: 'A pure sport'
  • 1974
  • 1998: President Blatter
  • 2010: 'And the host of the 2022 World Cup will be ... Qatar (1)
  • 'Crisis? What is a crisis?'
  • Straight citizens
  • The Dr João Havelange Center of Excellence
  • Bribery in Switzerland is not a crime
  • The dirty linen
  • 'Tell me what you did'
  • Mr President Integrity
  • The world cup of fraud
  • Le roi se muert
  • 'The money of Fifa is your money'
  • Say it ain't so, Franz
  • Tainted history
  • 'And the host of the 2022 World Cup will be ... Qatar (2)
  • The boss.