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Top 5 Biggest SEX SCANDALS that hit FIFA World Cup, IN PICS

There have been many sex scandals that have hit the Football World Cup. Players have been accused of sleeping with sex workers, having an affair with wives of their teammates among other cases, repercussions of which were felt by their football teams in the World Cup. Here, we list down five of the biggest sex scandals that hit the FIFA World Cup. 

Czech Republic national team sex scandal

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Czech Republic national team sex scandal

Czech Republic's qualification chances at the FIFA World Cup 2010 hit rock bottom when as many as six players were dropped including coach Petr Rada after their pictures with supposed sex workers were out post their 2-1 loss to Slovakia at home in the World Cup qualifiers. (Image source: Twitter)

Franck Ribbery, Karim Benzema sex scandal

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Franck Ribbery, Karim Benzema sex scandal

In the sae year, ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, France's Franck Ribbery was involved in a sex scandal as well. He, Karim Benzema and Sydney Govlou were all part of a major sex scandal. The trio were accused of going to Champs-Elysees nightclub, which was known for supply of escorts. Benzema and Ribbery were accused of sleeping with an underage prostitute. (Image source: Twitter)

USA football team captain had an affair with teammate

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USA football team captain had an affair with teammate

United States captain John Harkes was told to leave by coach Steve Sampson months before the 1988 World Cup as he was an alleged affair with his teammate Eric Wynalda's wife. Harkes denied the allegation but could not make comeback to the team before the World Cup. (Image source: Twitter)

Mexico team caught in sex scandal

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Mexico team caught in sex scandal

Mexican team was in a 'farewell party' with 30 sex workers ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2022. Some pictures went viral and it shocked the entire Central American nation ahead of the World Cup in Russia. (Image source: Twitter)

Jean Francois Larios's affair with Platini's wife

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Jean Francois Larios's affair with Platini's wife

The France footballer was having an affair with Michel Platini's wife. Before the 1982 World Cup, the affair came out in public and it was certain that Larios will be left out of the squad. (Image source: Twitter)

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