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When compared to other nonprofit organizations, FIFA's payouts look even bigger. According to Emolument, the average nonprofit employee makes $66,000 a year. The report also notes that the average hedge-fund professional ($180,000) and financial trader ($194,000) make less than FIFA staffers, before bonuses are considered.
"The abyss between FIFA and the average nonprofit is simply staggering, beyond the simple fact that FIFA employees made more than traders, who are often pointed out as the epitome of greed," Emolument's Alice Leguay told Bloomberg.
Last month, U.S. authorities indicted 14 individuals with ties to FIFA as part of an ongoing corruption investigation. Less than a week later, longtime FIFA President