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Led by former star Romario, Brazilian Senate opens formal inquiry into country's football

Friday, May 29th 2015 - 08:45 UTC
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Brazilian police began investigating allegations of corruption in its soccer industry on Thursday, prompted by the arrests of top officials at world soccer body FIFA in a U.S. bribery probe. The country's Senate, led by former national soccer star Romario, who is now a prominent legislator, moved to open a formal inquiry into alleged bribes paid to obtain contracts with the Brazilian Soccer Federation (CBF). Read full article

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  • Jack Bauer

    Removing Marin's name from the “facade of its luxurious Rio de Janeiro headquarters ” is not enough....he, as well as Teixeira and a few others who have been “sucking the blood out of Brazilian football ”, as well put by Romario, should be removed from society and accomodated in a dark, dingy cell until they kick the bucket.

    May 29th, 2015 - 05:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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