Football has many ills at the moment. From monetary problems at the highest and lowest levels of the game to match-fixing at every level to players losing touch with fans and the common man through obscene wages, there are problems to be repaired everywhere.
However, the biggest problem the game faces is from within. It is the very pestilence that is diving that is causing the modern game more problems that almost all the others put together.
The worst part of all is that the players we hold in our highest esteem seem to be the very players who are the worst and most regular offenders.
The more the problem continues, the more the game loses credibility, and as we near the end of 2012 it now seems more than ever that FIFA and UEFA must get together to confront this problem head on.
Read on to see five suggestions on how FIFA and UEFA can take on and defeat the divers who are ruining our game.