06/11/2014 11:55 am ET

How FIFA Compares To NFL Evilness.


Sometimes I have trouble explaining to non-soccer fans the depths of FIFA's evil. I try various approaches like hauling around an imaginary money sack or quoting Stalin, but none of it seems to do the trick. FIFA is so "cartoonishly evil", as John Oliver memorably put it, that to properly represent its nature is to render the conversation fictional. But there is one approach that tends to work: comparing FIFA to the NFL.

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