If you haven’t seen the BBC Panorama episode about FIFA corruption or you want to see it again, here it is.

I had a conversation with a friend yesterday and he hadn’t seen it. And I then realized that many of the readers of EPL Talk may not have seen it either, so I decided to post the videos.Apologies for the delay, but the video was released while I was on holiday.

I find the documentary fascinating. One reason is because of a question it raises. What would you rather have? A free press or a World Cup on your soil thanks to a sympathetic press who is willing to ignore indiscretions for the common good of the country? While the British media is far from perfect, it is one of the things that we Brits pride ourselves on (the tabloid journalists excepted). Personally, I’d rather see news organizations such as The Sunday Times and BBC carrying on with their investigative journalism instead of silencing them for a chance of a future World Cup.

What do you think? And what are your thoughts about the documentary? Share them in the comments section below.


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