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FIFA Facing Untold Consequences After Indictments, Could Undergo Major Changes

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 28 / 15

The U.S. Department of Justice's indictment yesterday against 14 execs working for or associated with FIFA is "by far the most powerful strike against FIFA" in recent memory -- "perhaps a watershed moment for the governing body of the world’s most popular sport," according to a front-page piec...

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