Thursday, 28 May 2015

FIFA fun...

...just gets better and better, doesn't it?

As far as I know, everybody who has an interest in football (except Vladimir Putin) is aware that FIFA has long been a corrupt organisation.  It's just assumed knowledge, isn't it?  The only annoying thing is that Sepp Blatter was not one of those arrested, when it's clear that he's the worst of the lot of them.

Anyway, that's not the funny thing.  The funny thing is that Blatter still intends to go ahead with the FIFA presidency vote tomorrow.  OK, these "votes" are farcical anyway because Blatter's bribed everyone to vote for him ahead of time and knows he's going to win, but this one?  Who's going to be there to vote?  UEFA are planning on boycotting, which can only further disvalue it.

Mind you, in FIFA-world, things happen differently.  I reckon the vote will go ahead, Blatter will (of course) be elected for a fifth term and he'll try to claim the credit for cleaning up FIFA.

Or, he'll do that util someone rats him out - and that will happen - and the whole fucking corrupt house of cards comes tumbling down.  He'll never see prison of course; he's 80-odd already and appeals, etc., will surely drag out until he drops dead.  And I suspect many of the billions he's taken from the game over the years are safely stashed away somewhere untraceable.  But at least he'll be gone.

I mean, Qatar, for fuck's sake.

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