FIFA Trials: From Sepp Blatter to Manuel Burga, former officials involved in the global corruption scandal
US prosecutors indicted 42 football and sports marketing executives for allegedly receiving millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks.
It will be a hugely complicated trial, expected to last weeks if not months, with prosecutors expected to present 350,000 pages of evidence and dozens of witnesses.
Ex-CONCACAF official sentenced to jail by US judge over involvement in 'breathtaking' FIFA corruption scandal
A US judge sentenced an ex-CONCACAF official to jail condemning his "breathtaking" fraud in helping to launder $3 million in bribes in the FIFA corruption scandal.
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and ex-secretary general Jerome Valcke, already banned from football for ethics violations, are facing a fresh investigation over the salaries and bonuses they received in office.
The scandal-tainted ruling body for football in North and Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF) said Monday it will not seek to immediately appoint a new president following the suspension of incumbent Alfredo Hawit.
Webb and six other football officials were arrested on May 27 in Zurich as they prepared to attend a FIFA congress. He later waived objections to being extradited to the United States.
While accepting the trust of world soccer has to be regained, FIFA President Sepp Blatter responded to the arrest of top officials on Wednesday by insisting it showed his efforts to eradicate corruption were working.
while local fans were saddened not to see one of their own teams win last year's FIFA WC in Brazil, they were cheering the unprecedented arrests and probes announced on Wednesday.
Lennart Johansson, former president of European football's governing body UEFA, says the decision to award the World Cup to Russia and Qatar must now be reviewed in the light of the latest corruption allegations.
FIFA's sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on football's global governing body to clean up its act — and fast — following Wednesday's arrest of seven officials.
Who's who of the men involved in the latest corruption crisis surrounding FIFA
Breaking down the investigations of corruption in FIFA and how they might affect FIFA president Sepp Blatter and football's governing body.
FIFA president Joseph Blatter has suggested that Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) boss Jeffrey Webb has the potential to become the leader of world football's governing body.