FIFA's first-ever compliance chief on reforming world football's scandal-hit governing body

In the wake of the scandal that shook the football world, FIFA's first-ever chief compliance officer talks exclusively about his new role

Rumours of corruption had swirled around FIFA for nearly two decades. So it was almost unsurprising when the US Department of Justice swooped in two years ago and began making arrests at world football’s governing body.

What was undeniably surprising, however, was how deep the bribery allegations ran, how high prosecutors were reaching into FIFA’s administration and how broadly they were looking into the organisation’s deals with other businesses.

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