Over the last 15 years the English Premier League and its clubs have enjoyed such an influx of money that it can call itself the richest league in the world. However, has all this wealth at the top end of the beautiful game been shared around too few clubs, and made football less competitive?
Russia was a favorite for many investors but Prime Minister Putin initially showed no interest in F.I.F.A nor the commercialism it would bring. Putin was not in Zurich when the bid was made but has denounced smear campaigns against the event.
Now he seems to be somewhat supportive. Concerns ab