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Lucius

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In my view, despite being a "non-profit" FIFA worships the almighty dollar.


That's been made clear enough about how much the World Cup brings in, and how much FIFA sits on. How much corruption exists within the organization and how Russia and Qatar bribed their way to hosting the WC.

Hurting their bottom line is not a laughing matter for them, imo. The whole reason to expand the tournament to 48 teams is not because it's good for the game, it's because it's good for advertising. More countries in the tournament = more money.

(In response to this post by CAVern)

Posted: 10/11/2017 at 09:35AM



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Current Thread:
 
  
Have to think FIFA isn't thrilled about this. -- Lucius 10/11/2017 08:57AM
  USSF def receiving less sponsorship money ** -- The_Superhoo 10/12/2017 8:41PM
  Good point. how the hell did we not qualify ** -- CAVern 10/11/2017 10:41AM
  I thought we saved mexico from the playoff -- CAVern 10/11/2017 6:37PM
  Thanks ** -- CAVern 10/11/2017 9:39PM
  Unlike the benign NCAA ** -- demarn 10/11/2017 8:38PM
  We are NEVER winning the WC... -- Guy Caballero 10/11/2017 12:00PM
  I could see Belgium making some noise with some luck -- UVa 2002 10/11/2017 12:22PM
  There would still be cricket... ** -- ACME-Hoo 10/11/2017 10:03AM
  HTommyT4 is working on overcoming that. -- HowieT3 10/11/2017 10:22AM

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