Allegations against FIFA erupted earlier this year as delegates gathered to re-elect Sepp Blatter as president. There has been a steady stream of negative headlines since then. Here is the chronicle of FIFA's corruption scandal.
The head of the Spanish football federation has been arrested on corruption charges along with his son. The charges relate to the alleged embezzlement of funds and international match-fixing.
The president of the Spanish football association has resigned from his posts as vice president of both UEFA and FIFA. Angel Maria Villar is currently in jail on corruption charges.
FIFA has been forced into releasing the Garcia report after parts of it were leaked. German newspaper "Bild" acquired the report of former FIFA investigator Michael Garcia, who was investigating possible corruption.
Blazer, a US soccer official whose testimony helped set off a massive FIFA corruption scandal, has died at 72, his lawyers say. He himself was banned from all football activities in 2015 because of his own misconduct.
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