FIFA in turmoil
Most had no idea that FIFA was under investigation. Now, we’re finding out that an investigation has been ongoing for years, even decades. The preeminent soccer organization that controls the fates and viewership of millions around the world has been accused of severe corruption. Seven were arrested.
“As unfortunate as these events are, it should be clear that we welcome the actions and the investigations by the US and Swiss authorities and believe that it will help to reinforce measures that FIFA has already taken to root out any wrongdoing in football,” Sepp Blatter said in the statement.
According to CBS News:
Investigators are likely to wait to see what comes of the indictments of these senior FIFA officials, and later “look back and assess and see who they can go after,” Schmidt said.