Former Vice-President of FIFA received a huge bribe for a vote in favor of Russia hosting the 2018 world Cup


Бывший вице-президент ФИФА получил огромную взятку за голос в пользу России — хозяйки ЧМ-2018

The U.S. Department of justice issued a statement, claiming that members of the FIFA Executive Committee paid a bribe to vote for Russia and Qatar in the choice of the host country of the FIFA world Cup 2018 and 2022.

According to the official website of the Ministry of justice, former Vice-President of FIFA Jack Warner from Trinidad and Tobago (pictured) for the vote in favor of Russia received 5 million dollars, and Rafael Salguero of Guatemala has offered 1 million in U.S. currency (the indictment not specified, whether this amount to its Bank account).

When voting for the host country 2022 world Cup bribes received by the former President of the Brazilian football Confederation, Ricardo Teixeira, the former boss of the South American football Confederation Nicolas Leoz from Paraguay, who died in August 2019, and another unnamed partner.

In the period from November 2010 to April 2011, Warner received 5…



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