The Dirty Game
In The Dirty Game, investigative reporter and BBC Panorama presenter Andrew Jennings, who has been heralded around the world for his decade-long pursuit of this story, uncovers the eye-watering level of fraud and criminal activity at the heart of FIFA, which has been described as the biggest sporting scandal of the century. From Blatter to Blazer, from bribery to embezzlement, Jennings reveals the key protagonists, crimes and evidence he handed to the FBI which led to the arrests of FIFA executive and the resignation of Sepp Blatter. Written in a gripping narrative, and based on years of research and never-before-seen documents, this is the definitive portrait of the downfall of FIFA, and the men who stole football.
The first and definitive book on the FIFA scandal - by the journalist who brought down Sepp Blatter
"Andrew Jennings gave his journalistic life to the story of FIFA corruption. Now as much as ever, we are all in his debt. Thank you Andrew" -- David Walsh Sunday Times "The reporter behind the biggest sports scandal of the century " Washington Post "Credit in this saga should go to the dogged obsession of a single reporter, Andrew Jennings, 71, who has traced Sepp Blatter's footsteps for more than a decade. Jennings worked for the Sunday Times and BBC's Panorama. His BBC film about Fifa corruption, 'The Beautiful Bung', appeared as long ago as 2006. Since then he, and subsequently the Sunday Times, have been merciless in pursuit of the story" Guardian
Andrew Jennings is an award-winning investigative reporter and BBC Panorama presenter. He is the author of Foul!: The Secret World of FIFA and his seminal book exposing Olympic corruption The Lords of the Rings was an international bestseller. He has written for The Times, Daily Mail, Sunday Times, Private Eye and New Statesman as well as for publications all over Europe. He has pursued the FIFA corruption story for 13 years.