Published On: Fri, Jun 5th, 2015

Chuck Blazer: FIFA execs took bribes ahead of ’98, ’10 World Cups

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A turbulent period for FIFA began in May 2010 when the world’s governing body for soccer was presented with official bid documents by Australia, England, Netherlands/Belgium, Japan, South Korea, Qatar, Russia, Spain/Portugal and the … CNN

Whistleblower Chuck Blazer has admitted he and others took bribes totaling $10 million for South Africa to host the 2010 World Cup and an undisclosed sum for Morocco’s unsuccessful bid to host the 1998 tournament…RTE

Blazer, now 70 and battling cancer, pleaded guilty to 10 crimes at the hearing, with the most serious carrying a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. US District Judge Raymond Dearie set a bond of $10 million…THE TIMES

 

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