Lionel Messi of collects the Golden Ball trophy in Rio

Messi did not deserve golden ball say Maradona and Blatter

First Reaction Tue 15 Jul, AT 09:20

Was Argentine star only named as player of the World Cup for 'marketing' reasons?

FIFA President Sepp Blatter in Brazil

Sulley Muntari 'caught smoking' and Sepp's smug overload

Summary Thu 3 Jul, AT 09:15

World Cup whispers: Ghana midfielder was sent home for 'smoking during team meeting'

FIFA President Blatter

Blatter attacks Fifa critics as he runs for fifth term as president

First Reaction Tue 10 Jun, AT 13:34

Head of football's governing body says he is best man to safeguard Fifa after corruption claims

UEFA President Michel Platini

Qatar 2022: Platini drawn into Fifa World Cup bribe scandal

First Reaction Tue 3 Jun, AT 09:13

Claims that Uefa president, who voted for Qatar in 2010, was 'personally lobbied' by Bin Hammam

Qatar faces £3m World Cup corruption allegation

One-Minute Read Sun 1 Jun, AT 08:37

Calls for bidding to be re-run after new ‘bombshell’ revelations about bidding process

Fifa under more pressure over Qatar as terror claims emerge

First Reaction Wed 19 Mar, AT 11:56

Demands for action over claims that Fifa official was paid nearly £2m after World Cup vote

Sepp Blatter

World Cup draw: England face 'group of death' thanks to Fifa

First Reaction Wed 4 Dec, AT 13:15

Roy Hodgson's team could be forced to switch pots and end up facing Brazil, USA and Italy

Cristiano Ronaldo gets apology after Blatter hairdresser jibe

One-Minute Read Wed 30 Oct, AT 11:40

Real Madrid furious over 'light-hearted' Oxford Union comments about Messi and Ronaldo

Michel Platini

Platini sidesteps Blatter dig by calling for 40-team World Cup

One-Minute Read Mon 28 Oct, AT 15:23

Uefa president responds to calls for less European influence by suggested enlarged tournament

Uefa backs winter World Cup as Blatter admits foul play

First Reaction Thu 19 Sep, AT 15:42

Prospect of a winter World Cup gets closer, but fans want Qatar stripped of tournament

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