In news that sent FIFA’s reputation into a dive – the arrest of 24 high level FIFA officials shocked absolutely nobody. FIFA officials were arrested by on suspicion of being involved in a $150 million FIFA bribery scheme. While the they are facing extradition to the US, the Internet has almost broken under the weight of football jokes. Here are the 11 top scoring FIFA corruption jokes breaking the internet right now.
Some jokes were plain helpful
BREAKING: Dept of Justice confirms that those bags of money in the corner of all #FIFA meetings are, in fact, bribes.
If you didn't think FIFA was corrupt than you probably believed I had nothing to do with the Volkswagen drive by in '96.
— Shooter McGavin (@ShooterMcGavin_) May 27, 2015
“Investigating #FIFA for corruption must be like searching Dunkin’ Donuts for donuts.”
It’s time for Step Blatter to sepp down. #FIFA #puns
Qatar 2022 voting preferences have been circulating…
A reminder of some of the evidence that led to arrest of FIFA officials: a voting form for whether to choose Qatar pic.twitter.com/L9hGuxgkwQ
— David Schneider (@davidschneider) May 27, 2015
And live photos of the arrests have been released.
— TacticalPad (@TacticalPad) May 27, 2015
As usual, some are having trouble coming to grips with the issue…
Feels like this FIFA thing involves a lot of reading so I will continue to be confused about what's happening.
— Trent (@BarstoolTrent) May 27, 2015
The evidence however, was for all to see.
That text where the FIFA official calls himself “The Bribe Taker” is totally about weight loss, you guys.
Looking forward to #FIFA 16's Executive Mode where you try to make back-channel deals in exchange for bribes before the FBI comes
— Thickie Don (@AstrosCounty) May 27, 2015
FIFA image by Isak Aronsson