Of Course: Corrupt FIFA Has Corrupt Clinton Foundation Ties

Posted by on May 27, 2015 at 10:46 am
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (L) and FIFA President Sepp Blatter attend the 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match between the United States and Algeria at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 23, 2010.    REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Well, who could have seen this coming?

And just like that, another Clinton Foundation donor is in the news.

The Clinton global charity has received between $50,000 and $100,000 from soccer’s governing body and has partnered with the Fédération Internationale de Football Association on several occasions, according to donor listings on the foundation’s website.

Several top FIFA executives were arrested Wednesday in Zurich and face corruption charges stretching back two decades, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Involvement with the embattled body extends beyond the foundation to Bill Clinton himself. The former president was an honorary chairman of the bid committee put together to promote the United States as a possible host nation for the 2018 or 2022 World Cup.

We cracked a joke about this before we even saw the news:

Other than this story don’t expect many news accounts to mention the Clinton ties.

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