Are Sponsors Fleeing FIFA Over Corruption Investigation?
Are FIFA's chickens finally coming home to roost? Major sponsor Sony pulls support of World Cup soccer.By Sebastian Martinez | November 25, 2014
After increasingly bad press over the last couple of months, it looks like FIFA might actually start feeling the backlash over its perceived corruption where it hurts — in its bank accounts.
Sony has reportedly pulled its sponsorship of FIFA's World Cup soccer by deciding not to renew the company's partnership with the soccer world governing body. (Video via Sony)
This news comes after another of FIFA's six partners from the last World Cup — Emirates airline — similarly decided not to extend its contract past its expiration this year. (Video via Emirates)