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Red card : FIFA and the fall of the most powerful men in sports
Red card : FIFA and the fall of the most powerful men in sports
Bensinger, Ken2018
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"The story of FIFA's fall from grace has it all: power, betrayal, revenge, sports stars, hustlers, corruption, sex and phenomenal quantities of money, all set against exotic locales stretching from Caribbean beaches to the formal staterooms of the Kremlin and the sun-blasted streets of Doha, Qatar. In Red Card, investigative journalist Ken Bensinger takes a journey to FIFA's dark heart. He introduces the flamboyant villains of the piece - the FIFA kingpins who flaunted their wealth in private jets and New York's grandest skyscrapers - and the dogged team of American FBI and IRS agents, headed by Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who finally brought them to book. Providing fresh insights on a scandal which has gripped the world, he shows how greed and arrogance brought down the most powerful institution in sporting history." -- Provided by publisher.
London : Profile Books, 2018.
xv, 349 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-336) and index.
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Sandringham LibraryLeisure796.334 BENUnavailable due to Sandringham Library Building Project until the end of 2020. (Set: 14 Jul 2019)
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