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Comparing FIFA to the mafia “is almost insulting to the mafia”. US Senate grills soccer federation

Friday, July 17th 2015 - 06:57 UTC
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Comparing FIFA to the mafia is “almost insulting to the mafia”, a US senator said, turning up the heat on football's corruption-tainted world governing body to reform. Richard Blumenthal made the remark at a Senate subcommittee hearing scrutinizing FIFA, after US authorities in May indicted 14 people - including top football officials over tens of millions of dollars of alleged bribes for media rights contracts. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    Another WGAF?

    Jul 18th, 2015 - 05:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    Comparing the Kirchner gang to FIFA is an insult to FIFA.

    Jul 19th, 2015 - 01:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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