Fifa scandal | The Daily Star
  • Guatemalan pleads guilty in FIFA scandal

    A 63-year-old former official in Guatemala's Football Federation breaks down in tears as he pleads guilty in New York Friday to wire fraud and conspiracy in the massive corruption scandal that has rocked world soccer.

  • Beckenbauer has bypass surgery

    German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer undergoes open heart bypass surgery in an operation scheduled long before Swiss authorities opened criminal proceedings against him last week.

  • Blatter to stay as Fifa president

    Sepp Blatter says he will remain as president of Fifa despite criminal proceedings being opened against him.

  • Fifa admits scandal deters new sponsors

    Fifa admits that the corruption scandal is putting off new World Cup sponsors and plans to hold a summit with existing backers in August.

  • Documents 'show Fifa bribe payments'

    A BBC investigation sees evidence that details what happened to the $10m sent from Fifa to accounts controlled by former vice-president Jack Warner.

  • Fifa chief downplays US indictment

    Fifa President Sepp Blatter seeks to downplay the US criminal proceedings launched against officials of world football's governing body.