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Money Laundering in the Global Football Industry

Financial Institutions’ Guide to Clean Football Finances

Introduction

Since the beginning of human civilization, societies all around the world have massively invested in sports activities, and athletes are celebrated for their accomplishments by the rich and the poor alike. What’s novel about today is the internationalization and commercialization of the sports industry. It offers international opportunities for athletes with β€œfilthy rich” private investorsβ€”who are making significant international funding as well as broadcasters and sponsors bringing in large sums of money.