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Tim Roth can barely control his excitement (or abdominal discomfort) as he portrays outgoing FIFA President Sepp Blatter during his glory years in United Passions.

FIFA’s $30 Million Vanity Film Somehow Managed To Earn $918 At Box Office

FIFA, the world’s most powerful soccer organization, is embroiled in criminal accusations and charges against a number of senior executives. Longtime FIFA President Sepp Blatter (and owner of a name that bears repeating… Sepp Blatter) recently announced he was stepping down only days after being re-elected. Meanwhile, soccer fans around the world are in the throes of both the FIFA Women’s World Cup and the 2015 Copa América in Chile. In spite of all this in focus on FIFA and football right now, United Passions, the $30 million, FIFA-backed vanity film about the organization’s brilliant leadership has managed to bring in about as much money as a Kevin Federline concert. [More]