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Foul!: The Secret World of FIFA: Bribes, Vote Rigging and Ticket Scandals

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Andrew Jennings, an award-winning investigative sports reporter, spent four years delving into the dark side of 'the beautiful game'. The result is this explosive and damning exposé of the officials that run football's world governing body, FIFA .

No individual has managed to penetrate the sanctified domain of FIFA and probed successfully into its often criticized yet unpro
Published April 16th 2007 by HarperSport (first published May 2nd 2006)
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Dec 28, 2013 Ipswichblade rated it liked it
I can only give this book 3 stars but its not the books fault!! This was published in 2007 and I should have read it then rather than now. Anyone in the football world now knows Blatter is a crook, Jack warner is a crook and the whole of FIFA is broken. So wish I had read it earlier but still a decent read
Dec 28, 2013 Mark rated it really liked it
Exposing the sordid world of life inside football's governing body, this book is enough to provoke rage in anyone who first became enchanted by football as a sport, not as a jolly and a means of stuffing pockets with wads of cash.
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Dec 28, 2013 Tim Evans rated it it was amazing
Everyone involved in football should read it. Why this doesn't smash FIFA into pieces I have no idea.
Dec 28, 2013 Bill rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Interesting investigation, somewhat depressing if you're a footie fan. So many scum leading the Football world. But very interesting.
Dec 28, 2013 Brad rated it really liked it
As a football fan, this book made me both angry and sad. If you like the 'beautiful' game, this book is unfortunately necessary reading.
Dec 28, 2013 Mase rated it liked it
Informative so far
Dennis Fernandes
Dec 28, 2013 Dennis Fernandes rated it it was amazing
FIFA is so corrupt...
The world needs more champions like Andrew Jennings. Well done.
Dec 28, 2013 Diana rated it it was amazing
Great book
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Jul 20, 2016 Simon Kostrava rated it it was ok
One important notice. If you love football and enjoy the beauty of game on pitch, do not read this book. You will be sad and you will understand that external beauty is balanced by shadow backstage.
If you are disgusted from events in your country football association, if you can not say anything good about your country football administration, then this book exactly for you. Unclean and behind the scenes practices are common for most of the football association, with Fifa at the forefront.
In mor
Renato Muller
Jul 03, 2015 Renato Muller rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
After reading it, you'll never see soccer the same way. Around the soccer fields lies a web of corruption, big money and dirty disgusting businesses. Powerful work of Andrew Jennings!
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Typical Daily Mail jugular style but great to see Jennings taking the fight to FIFA
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