Soccer’s governing body, embroiled this week in an international corruption investigation, has contributed money to the Clinton Foundation, records show.
The Federacion Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is listed on the foundation’s website as giving between $50,001 and $100,000. It did not specify when FIFA donated, nor the exact amount.The plot thickens;
The Clinton Foundation also lists the “Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee” as a former donor.
Qatar’s committee for hosting a World Cup reportedly gave between $250,000 and $500,000 through 2014, the foundation’s website said.This match definitely is not a friendly;
The indictment [by the US DoJ] launched on Wednesday accuses U.S. and South American executives of using more than $150 million “in bribes and kickbacks to obtain lucrative media and marketing rights” for international soccer tournaments.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch slammed FIFA, saying corruption in soccer “is rampant, systematic and deep-rooted both abroad and here in the United States.”Ball in your campaign court, Hillary.