A villain’s guide to football: Welcome to the beautiful game

A football (or soccer ball) icon.

Great Economist article about fixing soccer matches or increasing cash from a match.  If you need some petty cash you can siphon off the gate receipts—a tactic that some of Brazil’s football kingpins, the cartolas (“top hats”), are rumoured to have employed in the past.

http://www.economist.com/news/international/21581724-football-clubs-can-easily-be-used-stealing-machines-here-instruction-manual?fsrc=nlw|hig|7-11-2013|6104736|37241839|NA

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