With Sepp Blatter (a pretty funny name in its own right) on his way out, the FIFA presidency is wide open. The rogues’ gallery of candidates are already positioning themselves—human rights groups accuse one potential frontrunner, Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa of Bahrain, of literally snitching on athletes who took part in pro-democracy demonstrations in the Arab Spring, leading them to be rounded up and tortured. It’s one of those laugh-to-keep-from-crying elections.
Wish I would have seen “Jerome Champagne” before picking our baby’s name
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