John Oliver Explains FIFA To America

The Daily Show comedian's brilliant take down of Blatter and co ahead of the World Cup

In a brilliantly funny and sobering 13 minutes, Daily Show comedian John Oliver exposes all that is rotten at the heart of football by introducing America to FIFA, the governing body of the World Cup.

From the outrageous costs facing Brazil to the corruption charges circling the 2022 Qatar bid, it’s a timely takedown that reminds you of the ugly political manoeuvring that goes on behind the beautiful game.

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Like Oliver, it might not stop you watching, but it will make you think.