After prosecutors criminally charged PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, it’s time to check out the Top 5 biggest scandals in football history.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi’s bribery charges is the latest of a long line of scandals in football. It’s a shame the beautiful game’s image gets tarnished by these events, but sometimes they’re almost inevitable.
Prosecutors in Switzerland formally charged the Paris Saint-Germain president over a bribery scheme. It involved securing broadcast rights for major international tournaments, including the World Cup, for beIN Sports between 2018 and 2030.
Al-Khelaifi, who is the chairman of beIN Sports, denied any wrongdoing in a statement on Thursday. He also reiterated his confidence that the charges against him would soon be dropped.
But this is just the latest twist of a long line of football scandals that have driven fans crazy. We’ve had corruption cases, match-fixing, bribery and many more.
So, without further ado, we give you the Top 5 biggest scandals in football history.