FIFA arrests for racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies

Discussion in 'football' started by yardbird, May 27, 2015.

  1. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    Russia [and USA!] decided before vote - Blatter

    Presumably playing some game he thinks he can win, but I'm still surprised he's being so candid.
  2. Wilf

    Wilf Dances like a Christian

    He's the sort of bloke who thinks he can talk and bribe his way out of anything, that weird mix of self belief amid the fact that everyone else on planet earth thinks he's an utter cunt. Even when it gets to the point where his lawyers will be telling him to shut the fuck up, he just can't stop himself.
  3. Silva

    Silva This went well.

    In this case, I think he feels he's already screwed, and is just making sure all those that led to this situation won't be laughing either. Deliberately dragging Platini (who has been very happily on "things must change, so elect me" from day one) down with him seems to match that pattern.
  4. yardbird

    yardbird Understands love.

  5. 8den

    8den No I'm pretty sure that was 8ball...

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  6. Teaboy

    Teaboy It definitely looks brighter over there..

    Laugh away its probably bullshit anyway. What it almost certainly is though, is the opening salvo in a too ill to stand trial defence.
  7. deadringer

    deadringer meat pie sausage roll

    Reminds me of Junior Soprano towards the end to avoid standing trail....
  8. 8den

    8den No I'm pretty sure that was 8ball...

    Please don't slander his name like that. Comparing a fictional mafia bosses crimes with Sepp Blatter is extremely unfair to Jnr.
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  9. pocketscience

    pocketscience Well-Known Member

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