Juan Carlos Rodriguez

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How Sepp Blatter built FIFA into a religion

For 17 years, Sepp Blatter reigned supremely over his FIFA kingdom.<p>Though he was elected to his position, his rule was absolute. Four years ago, he …

Fifa executive admits bribery for 1998 and 2010 World Cups

Chuck Blazer, US member of Fifa executive committee, says bribery for World Cups went back two decades<p>A senior Fifa executive has admitted that he and his colleagues accepted bribes before <b>awarding the 2010 World Cup to South Africa</b>.<p>Newly-released court files show that Chuck Blazer, an American …

Fifa whistleblower Chuck Blazer reveals extent of bribes for World Cups

Shock testimony turns heat up on Sepp Blatter after Chuck Blazer says that France and South Africa World Cup votes were 'corrupt’<p>It is the neatly typed transcript of calmly delivered testimony to a Brooklyn courthouse that provides incontrovertible proof of Fifa as the kickback kingdom. There are …

Blazer details corruption in 1998, 2010 World Cup host bids

Chuck Blazer admitted in court testimony released Wednesday he conspired with fellow FIFA executives to accept bribes during the process to choose hosts for the 1998 and 2010 World Cups.<p>The bearded multimillionaire, the face of North American soccer for two decades, pleaded guilty to racketeering, …

Fifa in crisis: FBI extends investigation to Russia 2018 and Qatar 2022 World Cup bids

Latest allegations of bribery and vote trading under scrutiny while Greg Dyke leads calls for Sepp Blatter to leave Fifa presidency immediately<p>The threat of Russia and Qatar being stripped of the next two World Cups intensified on Wednesday night when it emerged that the FBI’s investigation into …