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The Atlantic Daily: FIFA Draws a Red Card

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What's Happening: FIFA Draws a Red Card

On Wednesday, the Justice Department confirmed what many suspected all along: FIFA may be rampant with corruption. Following an FBI investigation, 14 FIFA officials and corporate executives were charged on 47 corruption charges.

Seven of the men in Switzerland and charged with

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