Ex-FIFA VP slams US-led corruption probe by citing an Onion article

Holy shit dude I wish I was kidding!

The guy in the video is former FIFA vice president Jack Warner, one of the FIFA officials who were arrested Wednesday following allegations of corruption and bribery from the US Department of Justice. Warner is currently out on bail which is why this video was made possible.

Warner accuses the US of being butthurt over their failed bid to host World Cup 2022. He wonders why the US is so eager to host the Summer World Cup 2015 “if FIFA was [as] bad” as they claim. He presents a printed news article to the camera, oblivious to the fact that the website he took it from is a satirical news portal. There’s no World Cup 2015, you dingus! I can’t believe The Onion successfully trolled a person, and an important and powerful figure at that!

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