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29th May 2015

Graphic depicting the decimation of FIFA’s hierarchy following FBI investigation

Still standing...

Ben Kenyon

Pictures. Sometimes they cut through the volume of messy words and newsreel guff like a knife.

At the end of a chaotic week for FIFA in which a number of top officials were arrested in a US fraud investigation, this image makes it clear who’s the last man standing.

It looks like a shot from the end of a mob movie, with the henchmen taken out while the kingpin still sits on his throne.

But it’s nothing like that, of course, and we wouldn’t suggest any similarity at all. Obviously…