Franz Beckenbauer, who said he worked for free as chairman of Germany's World Cup organising committee, actually drew a fee of more than five million euros, news website Spiegel Online reported Wednesday....
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in an interview published Sunday that he will make less than two million Swiss francs a year, well below the salary of his disgraced predecessor, Sepp Blatter....
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter fought to overturn his ban from football in a marathon, 14-hour appeal hearing on Thursday, in a long-shot bid at redemption after his career ended in disgrace....
Wolfgang Niersbach, the former president of the German Football Association (DFB), said on Wednesday that he will appeal the one-year ban imposed on him by FIFA's ethics committee....
Officials in Brazil claim the Rio Olympics will bring lasting benefits, but did the country's hosting of the World Cup two years ago manage to help local people?...