A soccer op-ed at the Washington Post said that fear and outrage were common feelings among the soccer community in the U.S. after President Donald Trump’s executive order to vet refugees, which led to travel restrictions for those coming from seven countries. The irony is that the op-ed admitted that no current American soccer player […]
The prankster, Simon Brodkin, walked in front of the FIFA president and gave a stack of bills to Blatter and then threw another stack in the air. Brodkin once walked onto the stage when Kanye West was performing.
Slate ran an article about how insensitive and tasteless it was for Twitter to make World War Two jokes during the U.S.-Japan women’s World Cup championship game yesterday. Nothing better to write about? People have a right to make jokes, insensitive or not, and it’s their right to free speech. It doesn’t make it right, […]
It’s pretty funny what happens when a major news story hits social media, this time it was when embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter unexpectedly resigned today, four days after being re-elected. Now here are some of the funnier tweets about the resignation:
Jack Warner, former FIFA vice president, cited an article from The Onion to blast the U.S. What he didn’t realize is that The Onion is satire.
The Blatter continues to thrive even when another scandal embroils the world governing body of soccer. As Fox News said: “The incumbent president of international soccer’s governing body was poised to be elected to a fifth term Friday despite a corruption scandal that exploded earlier this week after the arrests of seven high-ranking officials.” “Sepp […]
FIFA, which is the global soccer body, saw nine of their officials await extradition to the U.S. to face corruption charges. Now, it’s been revealed that they made donations to the Clinton Foundation.
FIFA, the international soccer (or football) body, is known to be corrupt for years. Now, nine of their officials are charged with corrupt practices, and this isn’t the first time and it probably won’t be the last.
This happened after her husband, former NFL tight end Jeremy Stevens, was arrested for driving under the influence…while driving a team vehicle with Solo in the passenger seat.
1/31/2017 - Washington Post Soccer Op-Ed Criticized Trump Refugee Executive Order, Can’t Back It Up with Data
7/21/2015 - British Prankster Throws Money at FIFA President Sepp Blatter
7/6/2015 - World War Two Jokes during Women’s World Cup Offends People
6/2/2015 - FIFA’s Sepp Blatter Resigns, Leading to Internet Mayhem
6/1/2015 - Ex-FIFA Official Cites The Onion (a Satirical News outlet) in Defending Himself
5/30/2015 - Despite Scandal, FIFA President Sepp Blatter will probably be Re-Elected
5/28/2015 - FIFA donated to the Clinton Foundation, Currently involved in Corruption Scandal
5/27/2015 - Feds Arrest 9 FIFA Officials on Corruption Charges
1/23/2015 - A Role Model? U.S. women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo suspended from the national team