An international corruption scandal involving FIFA, soccer’s governing body, has stretched to Miami Beach.
What does the FIFA case mean to the casual American soccer fan?
FIFA, the governing body for the World Cups and much of what goes on in the soccer world, has had multiple officials arrested on charges of alleged money laundering, corruption, bribery, and more.
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While plans to negotiate a Major League Soccer Stadium have stalled in Miami, North Miami Beach approved the construction of a world-class soccer training facility.
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Dutch coach Louis Van Gaal is trying to motivate his players for the third-place match against Brazil by giving them the mission of becoming the only Dutch squad to finish a World Cup unbeaten in regular play.
To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
FIFA says all samples have tested clean in its World Cup anti-doping program, though no unannounced controls have been made in Brazil.
FIFA will not take action against the Colombia player who injured Neymar and ended the Brazil star’s World Cup.