Author Forrest Says “The Big Fix” Is Soccer’s Foul(Audio)

Brett Forrest, senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, and author of “The Big Fix: The Hunt For The Match-Fixers Bringing Down Soccer,” explains how soccer-rigging has become a $700 billion business with Russian and Chinese gambling rings at its core. He says soccer’s governing body FIFA has neither the will nor the policing power to curtail international match-fixing and authorities in individual countries from Malaysia to China need to attack the problem at home. Forrest also offers his thoughts on the World Cup 2014 as the U.S. prepares for its first match. Forrest speaks with Bloomberg’s Kathleen Hays and Vonnie Quinn on Bloomberg Radio’s "The Hays Advantage”.

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