Did Russia and Qatar buy off officials from football's world governing body FIFA to secure the right to host the World Cup? Both countries deny any wrongdoing, but evidence recently presented to a court in the United States suggests otherwise. The case opened in Brooklyn is the latest instalment of the FBI's decade long investigation into corruption at the highest levels of the game. Ken Bensinger talks us through the murky history of bungs, kickbacks and, er, ugly paintings. His book Red Card: How The U.S. Blew The Whistle On The World's Biggest Sports Scandal has just been released in paperback in the UK.
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