FIFA Scandal: Corruption marred football’s governing body in 2015

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FILE - In this July 20, 2015 file photo FIFA president Sepp  Blatter is photographed  while banknotes thrown by British comedian Simon Brodkin hurtle through the air during a press conference following the extraordinary FIFA Executive Committee at the  headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have been banned for 8 years, the FIFA ethics committee said Monday,  Dec. 21, 2015.   (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP, file) FILE – In this July 20, 2015 file photo FIFA president Sepp Blatter is photographed while banknotes thrown by British comedian Simon Brodkin hurtle through the air during a press conference following the extraordinary FIFA Executive Committee at the headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have been banned for 8 years, the FIFA ethics committee said Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP, file)

2015 was a year FIFA would soon like to forget. FIFA became the center of a corruption scandal that led to the indictments of 27 officials, including eight former FIFA executive committee members.
The year also saw FIFA President Sepp Blatter and vice-President Michel Platini banned from football for 8 years.
CCTV’s Dan Williams reviews FIFA’s year.

FIFA Scandal: Corruption marred football's governing body in 2015

FIFA Scandal: Corruption marred football's governing body in 2015

2015 was a year football's world governing body would soon like to forget. FIFA became the center of a corruption scandal that led to the indictments of 27 officials, including 8 former FIFA executive committee members.