How They Stole the Game

David A. Yallop


How They Stole the Game

How They Stole the Game

  • Title: How They Stole the Game
  • Author: David A. Yallop
  • ISBN: 9780953571000
  • Page: 265
  • Format: Hardcover



What s wrong with Football today In June 2011, Sepp Blatter was elected uncontested as president of Fifa once Despite attempts to halt the vote amidst allegations and accusations of corruption, the show went on As How They Stole The Game, David Yallop s classic expose of the dark heart behind the beautiful game showed when it was first published, Football wasWhat s wrong with Football today In June 2011, Sepp Blatter was elected uncontested as president of Fifa once Despite attempts to halt the vote amidst allegations and accusations of corruption, the show went on As How They Stole The Game, David Yallop s classic expose of the dark heart behind the beautiful game showed when it was first published, Football was rotten from the top down In the book Yallop reveals the story of Jo o Havelenge, Fifa President from 1974 to 1998, the Godfather of football, and how he turned a religion to millions of fans into a multi billion dollar business, riven with suspicious deals and unexpected payments.


Recent Comments "How They Stole the Game"

An important book. A book that helps to explain why I find it very difficult to watch football these days even though I retain a huge love of sport. (Well, actually because I retain a huge love of sport). The game is rotten through to the core and became so at the moment that somebody realised that he could make a lot of money through sponsorship and television rights (the two always go together when corruption is in the air). I've often pondered the question as to what the difference is between [...]

Passionately subjective in some parts, brilliantly inquisitive in others, this book is one of the best examples of real journalist investigation I've ever read. The profound fact-finding reaches peaque of its actuality not in the year of publishing, not in 2011, year, when second epilogue was written - but nowadays, when Blatter was finally oustered and the investigation of corruption in FIFA was started in earnest.

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