The best FIFA arrests jokes for Americans as 14 officials indicted

Bask in the patriotic glow that comes with a globally praised investigation.

There were plenty of FIFA arrests jokes for Americans as many felt a burst of patriotic pride as Attorney General Loretta Lynch spoke of her investigation
OUR HERO: Loretta Lynch (Image: ibtimes.com)

As attention turns to your country and, in a bizarre twist, the Department of Justice receives almost unanimous worldwide praise, please browse these FIFA arrests jokes for Americans – specially collected those who want to bask in the patriotic glow that you might not often get to feel in such a global context.


In the much-lauded, truly international operation Swedish police arrested FIFA officials in Switzerland as US Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the charges and details of their investigation while still on home soil.

As the footballing world thanks America and it’s peoples burst with pride, check out this selection of the best FIFA arrests jokes for Americans:

*wakes up* *checks twitter* FIFA officials arrested at the request of US authorities! pic.twitter.com/NLUy6uEqVj

— Bootifulgame (@bootifulgame) May 27, 2015

I made Loretta Lynch a Fifa Team of the Week Card! pic.twitter.com/sJ9xhqk8Qu

— ian (@the16thdoc) May 27, 2015

The Twitter play by play of FIFA officials being taken from a Swiss hotel & arrested is far more exciting than most actual soccer matches.

— Brian Baumgartner (@BBBaumgartner) May 27, 2015

Really have to appreciate that the US wasn't awarded the 2022 World Cup and decided to take down the entirety of FIFA as a response.

— Maxi Rodriguez (@FutbolIntellect) May 27, 2015

#FIFA didn't give USA the World Cup in 2022 so we went to take them down! Sepp Blatter is in his office like…. pic.twitter.com/R9zZRFSx4t

— Alejandro Bedoya (@AleBedoya17) May 27, 2015

It doesn't matter how many FIFA officials you arrest, we're still not letting Diana Ross retake that penalty.

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) May 27, 2015

This is a perfect moment for Clinton Foundation to poach some of FIFA's best fundraising talent.

— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) May 27, 2015

All those times as a kid I used to get angry at Americans calling football 'soccer' and now they're going to save our game…touché. #FIFA

— James Masters (@Masters_JamesD) May 27, 2015

FIFA possibly being corrupt still doesn't make soccer interesting. Nice try, though.

— Rock (@TheMichaelRock) May 27, 2015

"At least we're not FIFA." suggested NFL marketing slogan for 2015

— ryan van bibber (@justRVB) May 27, 2015

I haven't read reactions yet but the FIFA indictment may be the most globally popular bit of US intervention since we told Hitler to cool it

— troop rememberer (@samknight1) May 27, 2015

Dear America, Send Sepp Blatter to prison and we'll officially stop making fun of you for calling it soccer. Yours sincerely, The World

— Not Match of the Day (@NOT_MOTD) May 27, 2015

kind of ironic that the United States is giving FIFA a red card after giving half our future natonal team a green one

— PFTCommenter (@PFTCommenter) May 27, 2015

Fair play to the yanks for sorting out #FIFA pic.twitter.com/uKQmASKoZD

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) May 27, 2015

When the FBI said “This is the World Cup of fraud and today we are issuing FIFA a red card.” pic.twitter.com/DzmK7bjttH

— Soccer Memes (@SoccerMemes) May 27, 2015

How’s this taste, #FIFA? pic.twitter.com/U4JIm1NB7y

— Wes Rucker (@wesrucker247) May 27, 2015

Americans, finally convinced that FIFA is as morally bankrupt as the NFL, decide to start watching soccer.

— Dan Schofield (@Schoboats) May 27, 2015

Downside of this FBI FIFA Takedown: Odds against USWNT winning Women's World Cup must have just lengthened considerably #Matchfixy

— Men in Blazers (@MenInBlazers) May 27, 2015

Slim Charles on FIFA: “Game’s the same, just got more fierce“

— James Horncastle (@JamesHorncastle) May 27, 2015

The FIFA mess will have long boring stretches with an occasional exciting development. In the end no one will win. Soccer fans will love it.

— Phony Bennett (@IfTonyTweeted) May 27, 2015

FIFA thought they could mess with 'Murica pic.twitter.com/CawRy9uW9q

— SportsHumor (@SprtsHumor) May 27, 2015

The FBI did attach one condition to the world of football for the indictment of the FIFA officials, #FIFAgate pic.twitter.com/Kjw4oyOlUo

— 888sport (@888sport) May 27, 2015