ALFRED NOBEL, born in Stockholm in 1833 was a self educated Swedish scientist and inventor who invented dynamite, made a fortune and held 350 different patents. He died childless age 63 in San Remo, Italy in 1896. He set aside the bulk of his fortune to be awarded annually, without distinction of nationality.
Physical science, chemistry, medical science and literary work are all bestowed in Stockholm. The fourth, the famous NOBEL PEACE PRIZE is bestowed at City Hall, Oslo in Norway. Sepp Blatter the FIFA President has long dreamed of occupying the famous suite at the GRAND HOTEL on Karl Johans gate and being driven two blocks to the City Hall to receive that awesome prize. NO CHANCE SEPP!!
Yesterday the Nobel Committee decided to terminate their cooperation with FIFA and their HAND,SHAKE FOR PEACE initiative, due to the ongoing scandal. THATS DYNAMITE! FIFA claims that the decision is "Against the spirit of fair play". Unveiled in 2013, FIFA handed the committee 800,000 euros annually to the Nobel Peace Centre, across from City Hall.
Also on Monday in Brooklyn New York, the indictment against MASTERCROOK Chuck Blazer was unsealed. He was told that unless he cooperated fully with federal authorities, he would face SEVENTY FIVE YEARS IN PRISON. He decided to fully cooperate as we now know. He became an informant and agreed to pay $11 million in back taxes.
On Wednesday the Swiss Justice Minister will give a preliminary report into their investigation into the awarding of the 2018 FIFA World Cup to Russia and the 2022 version to Qatar. It should be more DYNAMITE.
In Brazil the federal police have finally charged 67 Ricardo Teixeira, the former CBF President and head of the 2014 World Cup committee, with money laundering, tax evasion, forgery, falsification of documents and a scheme to move 464.5 million reais($150 million US) during the World Cup. He fled his Monaco home to evade easier deportation to USA and his luxurios waterside $20 million home in Florida is already on the market.
French authorities got access to his Monaco bank accounts and have handed the information over to US and Swiss authorities. The Americans have accused him of using the 1996 multi million deal between NIKE and the CBF as his own personal bank account. The Oregon based sport giant agreed to pay CBF $160 million for 10 years.
Meanwhile at RUNNYMEDE a meadow on the banks of the River Thames, that grand lady from America LORETTA LYNN, the US Attorney General, was on hand with Queen Elizabeth and PM David Cameron to commemorate the 800th anniverary of KING JOHN sealing THE MAGNA CARTA.