Brazilian Soccer Confederation Jose Maria Marin Have Been Pocketing Medals in a Different Way

As the shock wave subsided after this week’s arrests in Switzerland of seven FIFA bosses, including the former head of the Brazilian soccer confederation, José Maria Marin, Brazilians expressed three reactions. The first was: Well done to the United States and Swiss for arresting this bunch. The second: how shameful that we couldn’t do this ourselves. And the third: Now, surely, it’s the turn of Brazil’s authorities to take this further, given that the accusations of corruption at the higher levels of the Brazilian game are numerous and have been resounding for decades. »