The unprecedented twin investigations into FIFA have demonstrated that the opaque organization is subject to the law, not above it. The Swiss are looking into the controversial 2018 and 2022 World Cup soccer bids, which awarded the games to Russia and Qatar, respectively.
The Americans have outlined a case that sounds like a mafia movie script, with allegations of fraud, racketeering and money laundering over a period of more than 20 years. Several senior FIFA officials are among the defendants facing extradition from Europe, South America and the Caribbean.
So, what comes next in the investigations?
Here are some of the key questions that CNN sought to answer: