Skip to comments.Bribery charges upset Qatar's soccer field of dreams [Arab lobby, money - Why US lost]
Posted on 06/02/2011 7:31:27 AM PDT by PRePublic
Bribery charges upset Qatar's soccer field of dreams - News
Britain's Sunday Times newspaper earlier this month alleged that two members of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) took bribes of $1.5 million to back Qatar's 2022 bid.
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But isn’t Qatar one of the 57 states?
Bribery and corruption are so ubiquitous in the rest of the world that I can’t believe they’re even making an issue of this.
if there is anyone who doesn’t clearly understand that these location-choosing committes are designed with bribery in mind and as a primary goal of its members, they certainly have not been reading the news for the past many years.
Reading the last few paragraphs of the article will probably leave most wondering why Qatar was ever awarded the World Cup in the first place. Bribery would be one of the few logical explanations.
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