John Oliver Breaks Down FIFA And The World Cup

On "Last Week Tonight" John Oliver explains the controversy of FIFA and this year's World Cup.
By Mai Linh Nguyen
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO): FIFA and the World Cup

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  • With the 2014 FIFA World Cup coming up, John Oliver decided to break down the soccer organization that runs the World Cup and the controversy surrounding it. As pointed out by Oliver, most people only know FIFA as the name of a popular soccer video game, without knowing about the inner workings of the organization.

    Oliver shows us the monetary breakdown of how much Brazil has spent building the stadium for the World Cup, while receiving none of the profit which is causing quite the upset and controversy. Oliver continues to break down the organization clueing us in on future World Cup competitions, and the negative choices and effects the FIFA organization continually makes and has.

    With all this new knowledge about the organization behind the competition, are you still excited for the 2014 World Cup? Let us know in the comments below, or tweet us @WhatsTrending!