By Rafael Buschmann
One nameless soccer fan.
18.6 million exclusive documents.
This is the explosive tale of the largest leak in carrying heritage, and the shady underworld of contemporary football.
In 2016, a whistleblower identified merely as 'John' began to leak a treasure trove of top-secret records to German newspaper Der Spiegel. those files exhibit the clandestine dealings of golf equipment, avid gamers and brokers on the optimum echelons of overseas soccer. And the tale they inform is astonishing.
From the eye-popping info of participant transfers together with Neymar Jr, Pogba and Coutinho, to the loopholes and opaque tax constructions that verify greatest gains for gamers and brokers alike, this can be a story rife with rapacious greed and questionable bargains. while, it's the gripping tale of a fan who desired to loose soccer from its corrupt overlords - and now unearths himself at the run.