Allegations of bribes and corruption have engulfed Fifa since the World Cup was awarded to Russia and Qatar. Just hours after Sepp Blatter announced he was standing down as Fifa president, a report in the US media claimed he was the subject of a corruption inquiry by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
McGill expert: Manuel Balán – Department of Political Science (English, Spanish)
Expertise: Latin American politics, corruption and development, social tensions in Brazil ahead of the World Cup, international large corporation corruption
To contact Prof. Balán directly: manuel.balan [at] mcgill.ca
Link to story in The Independent: http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/international/fifa-corruptio...