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South American FIFA officials took “bribes”; European Blatter ‘was clumsy’

Wednesday, May 1st 2013 - 02:13 UTC
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Joao Havelange has quit as FIFA honorary president while Sepp Blatter has been cleared of misconduct in the ISL bribery case, a report by FIFA ethics committee said. The report described the behaviour of Havelange as “morally and ethically reproachable” in his dealings with ISL, FIFA former marketing partner which went bankrupt in 2001. Read full article


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  • Anbar

    So FIFA is corrupt - how many years did it take folks to work that out?

    Hardly fair pointing at this bloke as being “south american” - all of FIFA is corrupt, its just that not many of them have been caught yet as the people responsible for investigating corruption in FIFA is FIFA.

    so, like, go figure dudes...

    Obviously this poor chap upset the wrong Meister so they've outed him to the world.

    Blatter is the most corrupt, and yet also inept, of the whole shebang.

    May 01st, 2013 - 03:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    True, I believe the last sacrificial lamb was an African.

    This is the reason I have not watched a football match, including the World and other tournaments, it's all bout obscene amounts, how quick and how much of it you can get, ruined the game for me!

    May 01st, 2013 - 05:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MagnusMaster

    What, the organization in which Julio Grondona, the Argentinian godfather, who wears a ring that says “Everything happens”, is vicepresident of is corrupt? Who would have guessed?

    May 01st, 2013 - 06:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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