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  1. Report: Sepp Blatter will not attend Women’s World Cup final

    Jun 30, 2015, 4:04 PM EDT

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter gestures as he speaks during  a press conference on May 30, 2015 in Zurich after being re-elected during the FIFA Congress. Blatter said he was "shocked" at the way the US judiciary has targeted football's world body and slammed what he called a "hate" campaign by Europe's football leaders.  AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

    An incredibly-confident man who branded himself the “Godfather of women’s football” certainly won’t relish sitting this one out.

  2. Sepp Blatter will step down, confirms there was sponsor pressure for him to leave

    Jun 27, 2015, 10:40 AM EDT

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    Blatter continues to remain powerful, but his time as FIFA president is almost surely capped.

  3. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon to produce film on FIFA scandal

    Jun 26, 2015, 7:45 PM EDT

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    Hopefully it’s more successful than FIFA’s “United Passions,” which made about $900 at the box office…

  4. FIFA responds quickly to clarify Blatter’s “I did not resign” remarks

    Jun 26, 2015, 9:18 AM EDT

    65th FIFA Congress - Opening Ceremony

    Soccer’s governing body wants you to know that Sepp Blatter will resign as president.

  5. Blatter: “I did not resign”; Could make presidential run; May still hand out Women’s World Cup trophy

    Jun 26, 2015, 7:40 AM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks during a press conference at the headquarters of the world's football governing body in Zurich on June 2, 2015. Blatter resigned as president of FIFA as a mounting corruption scandal engulfed world football's governing body. The 79-year-old Swiss official, FIFA president for 17 years and only reelected days ago, said a special congress would be called to elect a successor. AFP PHOTO / VALERIANO DI DOMENICO        (Photo credit should read VALERIANO DI DOMENICO/AFP/Getty Images)

    Blatter’s expected to avoid North America due to his being investigated by the FBI, but he’s Sepp Blatter so anything’s possible.

  6. WATCH LIVE — Brazil takes on Serbia in FIFA U-20 World Cup Final

    Jun 19, 2015, 11:45 PM EDT

    Brazil v Senegal: Semi Final - FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015

    Who will be crowned world champions in New Zealand? Watch it live, right here.

  7. Blatter’s weekly FIFA column speaks of reform, takes shots at UEFA

    Jun 19, 2015, 9:19 AM EDT

    ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - JUNE 03: A policeman stands in front of the FIFA headquarters on June 3, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. Joseph S. Blatter resigned as president of FIFA. The 79-year-old Swiss official, FIFA president for 17 years said a special congress would be called to elect a successor. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

    It’s pretty surprising that FIFA has decided to allow Blatter to keep penning words and opening his mouth on behalf of the organization.

  8. Swiss investigating 53 possible cases of money-laundering in FIFA World Cup bids

    Jun 17, 2015, 8:24 AM EDT

    The Attorney General in Switzerland has revealed details of their investigation into corruption during the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.

  9. FIFA criticize Nobel Peace Center for abruptly terminating partnership

    Jun 16, 2015, 9:40 AM EDT

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    World soccer’s governing body says NPC’s decision to end agreement “does not embody fair play.”

  10. U.S. prosecutors unseal ex-FIFA, CONCACAF exec Chuck Blazer’s plea agreement

    Jun 15, 2015, 8:00 PM EDT

    Chuck Blaze, FIFA & CONCACAF

    It’s official: Chuck Blazer has been working with prosecutors for nearly four years now.

  11. VIDEO: Disgraced FIFA official Jack Warner responds to John Oliver’s requests

    Jun 15, 2015, 2:45 PM EDT

    Oliver v Warner

    This could become a rather amusing spin-off series as the former FIFA VP takes a shot at Oliver.

  12. Swiss prosecutor to reveal more on criminal investigation into 2018, 2022 World Cups

    Jun 15, 2015, 1:20 PM EDT

    FIFA World Cup trophy

    In the coming hours we will found out just how serious the situation is for FIFA regarding the World Cups in Russia and Qatar.

  13. Interpol freezes money donated by FIFA; FIFA inexplicably stunned that Interpol would worry

    Jun 12, 2015, 10:10 AM EDT

    FIFA is going to keep being FIFA, and is somehow still surprised that large global organizations are concerned about having relationships with soccer’s governing body.

  14. FIFA spokesman Walter De Gregorio leaves after telling a joke about Blatter, corruption

    Jun 11, 2015, 12:15 PM EDT

    “Myself, Sepp Blatter and secretary general Jerome Valcke were in a car… Who was driving?”

  15. Gary Lineker: I “needed a shower” after lobbying FIFA delegates for World Cup votes

    Jun 10, 2015, 11:45 PM EDT

    Gary Lineker, England

    Gary Lineker shines a bit of light on the inner-workings of bidding for a World Cup.

  16. VIDEO: John Oliver mocks FIFA after buying slot on Trinidad and Tobago TV

    Jun 10, 2015, 3:45 PM EDT

    The 74th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony - Press Room

    British comedian has got a message for disgraced FIFA official Jack Warner.

  17. Bidding for 2026 World Cup delayed amid scrutiny over 2018, 2022 tournaments

    Jun 10, 2015, 7:55 AM EDT

    Sepp Blatter

    The U.S. are the favorites to host the 2026 tournament, but FIFA is concentrating on trying to get its house in order.

  18. Spain 1-1 Costa Rica: Wasteful La Roja split points with CONCACAF foes

    Jun 9, 2015, 6:13 PM EDT

    Costa Rica's Raquel Rodriguez (L) celebrates scoring against Spain with Carolina Venegas (C) and Melissa Herrera during a Group E match at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal on June 9, 2015.    AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Spaniards out attempted Costa Rica by a 19-3 margin for the match.

  19. Latest on FIFA corruption: Burzaco arrested; shocking Warner allegations over Haiti earthquake funds

    Jun 9, 2015, 11:02 AM EDT

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    One businessman turns himself in, while more shocking allegations surface as the FIFA corruption scandal continues.

  20. President Obama speaks out about FIFA scandal, calls for “integrity” and “transparency”

    Jun 9, 2015, 8:35 AM EDT

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    The President of the United States has given his two cents about FIFA’s struggles.

  21. FIFA’s movie about FIFA opened in US theaters this weekend, made $900

    Jun 8, 2015, 11:28 PM EDT

    Sepp Blatter, FIFA president

    It was a rough first weekend for “United Passions,” which cost FIFA roughly $27 million.

  22. Jose Mourinho believes FIFA corrupted 2012 World Coach of the Year vote

    Jun 7, 2015, 4:37 PM EDT

    Jose Mourinho, Chelsea FC

    Mourinho claims that FIFA changed a vote to have Vicente del Bosque win the 2012 FIFA World Coach of the Year award.

  23. BBC reports it has seen documents regarding Jack Warner allegations

    Jun 7, 2015, 12:12 PM EDT

    Warner

    Warner apparently laundered the money before making cash withdrawals and paying off personal debts.

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