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Fifa’s greedy deeds

The scandal engulfing football like a fiery inferno must lie at the doorsteps of Fifa and its corrupt hierarchy that administers it.

Published: Thu 11 Jun 2015, 10:09 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 3:06 PM

These faceless demagogues ran Fifa for 50 years as their own personal fiefdom. They stealthily perfected the art of diplomatic coercion and intimidation. Dissent was not allowed. The Caribbean is the epicenter and vortex of the current crisis. Decisions were taken within a pyramid of global deceit. Their modus operandi was comply or face elimination. The extortionists who ran Fifa were inherently greedy.— Farouk Araie, by email

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