Ahead of the much-anticipated FIFA presidential election, ESPN has invited the five candidates vying to replace Sepp Blatter to a televised debate in January. It’d be a significant move towards transparency for an organization that has always conducted its business behind closed doors.
Things we could find out should all the candidates agree to participate: What kinds of things do FIFA officials actually talk about? Will anyone want to take World Cup 2022 away from Qatar? Are they going to throw Blatter under the bus?