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FIFA President Calls Emergency Meeting

FIFA President Sepp Blatter met with leaders of FIFA’s regions as world soccer is rocked by a federal racketeering case.

20 hours ago

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Putin: US Charges Against FIFA Part Of Attempt To Take World Cup Away From Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the U.S. of meddling in FIFA’s affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take away the World Cup from his country.

21 hours ago

Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks at a packed news conference at the U.S. Attorneys Office of the Eastern District of New York following the early morning arrest of world soccer figures, including officials of FIFA, for racketeering, bribery, money laundering and fraud on May 27, 2015 in New York City. Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty News

FIFA Corruption Case: Why Should Americans Care?

What does the FIFA case mean to the casual American soccer fan?

05/27/2015

FIFA Charges

Several FIFA Officials Arrested After DOJ Hands Down Corruption Charges

Nine officials from world soccer’s governing body were among 14 people indicted Wednesday in the United States on charges of involvement in a “24-year scheme to enrich themselves through the corruption of international soccer,” according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

05/27/2015

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Top 5 Twitter Reactions To FIFA Arrests

FIFA, the governing body for the World Cups and much of what goes on in the soccer world, has had multiple officials arrested on charges of alleged money laundering, corruption, bribery, and more.

05/27/2015

Nene, Otto Porter and Kevin Seraphin playing FIFA on the big screen at Verizon Center. (via NeneHilario42 on Twitter)

Nene, Otto Porter, Kevin Seraphin Play FIFA on the Verizon Center Big Screen

Wizards teammates Nene, Kevin Seraphin and Otto Porter kicked back in the Verizon Center Thursday to play a round of FIFA on the Jumbotron.

11/20/2014

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Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

08/28/2014

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

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