The Simpsons is still airing, and during a soccer-themed episode that aired more than a year ago, the show rather accurately portrayed a FIFA official getting arrested for corruption.
There was a South Park episode years ago that featured Butters getting exasperated that every one of his plans had already been done by The Simpsons. This seems similar to me – The Simpsons has been on the air for 26 seasons, so at some point, you’re going to run into situations where the show portrays something that eventually happens.
Hell, the FIFA presidential election on Friday reminded me of the classic Treehouse of Horror episode involving Kang & Kodos in the US presidential election.
Sepp Blatter: twirling, twirling, twirling towards freedom.