Red Card How the U. S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal

ISBN-10: 150113390X
ISBN-13: 9781501133909
Authors: Ken Bensinger
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The definitive, shocking account of the FIFA scandal--the biggest international corruption case of recent years, spearheaded by US investigators, involving dozens of countries, and implicating nearly every aspect of the world's most popular sport, soccer, including its biggest event, the World Cup. The FIFA case began small, boosted by an IRS agent's review of an American soccer official's tax returns. But that humble investigation eventually led to a huge worldwide corruption scandal that crossed continents and reached the highest levels of the soccer's world governing body in Switzerland. In Red Card, Ken Bensinger explores the case, and the personalities behind it, in vivid detail.…    

Author bio:

Ken Bensinger has been a journalist for more than twenty years. He has worked at Thenbsp;Wall Street Journal,nbsp;thenbsp;Los Angeles Times,nbsp;and, since 2014, fornbsp;BuzzFeed News, as a member of its investigations team, and has written about sports, labor, art, automobiles, and politics, among other topics. He has been a winner of the ASME National Magazine award and the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Finance & Business Reporting, and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in national reporting. He grew up in Seattle, graduated from Duke University, and lives with his wife, two children, and dog, in Los Angeles. Red Card is his first book.


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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated Number of pages: 368 Dimensions: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall Weight: 1.188 lbs. Language: English