The lunacy that is the current Fifa scandal continues to roll on, and every day brings new and exciting delights coupled with complete disbelief. In today’s edition: The Irish FA admit to taking money from Fifa to shut up about Thierry Henry’s handball and Jack Warner pays for a political broadcast to promise an “avalanche”. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.
Between Chuck Blazer’s Trump Tower apartment for his cats, his fascinating website that features pictures of Vladamir Putin with a polar bear, Jack Warner citing an article from The Onion in his defence and the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) casually admitting that they accepted a payment for not pursuing legal action over Thierry Henry’s handball, you really couldn’t make it up. Since the news of Blazer’s co-operation first broke last year it has always sounded like something out of a script written by an over enthusiastic first-year film student. But, as this case has proved time and time again, truth really is stranger than fiction.
As has been the case with this whole sordid saga, every single day has brought something new that makes you flare your nostrils with disbelief. The last 36 hours have been no different. Jack Warner, one…
Source : Daily Maverick