FIFA: why it exploded, according to Valcke

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In 2015, the fate of FIFA changed following numerous arrests in the context of several corruption cases, one of which resulted in the suspension and departure of President Sepp Blatter. In The team, his former right-hand man and secretary general of the body, Jérôme Valcke, returned to the genesis of this descent into hell.

“The awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar accelerated FIFA’s troubles to scrutinize how it was organized, to look for its flaws. If I made a mistake, it was not to leave FIFA in 2014. There was Qatar, but also the fact that Blatter decided to run for a fifth term in 2015. There was a feeling of frustration. The bottle cap exploded. Many do not could no longer from FIFA, to see Blatter go back for a ride…”, explained the Frenchman, who was also relieved of his duties in 2015 for a dark case of fraudulent resale of tickets for the 2014 World Cup.

Read 20.803 times – by Gilles Campos on 11/19/2022 at 10:46 am

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