They must have assumed it was a standard FIFA jolly. Nothing more than a run of five-star hotels, first class flights, limos with blacked-out windows, the usual hand of mink-lined benefits that come from being at the top of the world’s most self-serving sporting institution. They were gathering in Zurich for the Fifa Annual Congress. And they weren’t stinting on personal comfort.
But then, at dawn this morning, they got their collars felt. A number of plain clothes Swiss detectives broke the privileged calm of the swanky, lakeside Baur au Lac Hotel, demanded from reception the keys to half aRead More »from FBI corruption probe marks beginning of the end for slippery Sepp Blatter