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FIFA acknowledge 1998 and 2010 World Cup bid bribes

FIFA submitted documents on Wednesday to the US authorities

Baku. 16 March. REPORT.AZ/ FIFA plans to reclaim millions of dollars pocketed illegally by corrupt FIFA members and other football officials, Report informs.

A US investigation exposed widespread corruption at the top of world football and FIFA estimates that at a minimum tens of millions of dollars were diverted from the sport illegally through bribery, kickbacks and corrupt schemes carried out by the defendants.

FIFA submitted documents on Wednesday to the US authorities in an effort to reclaim tens of millions of dollars taken illegally by corrupt FIFA members and other football officials

Football's ruling body has admitted to bribes being taken as part of the bidding process for the 1998 and 2010 World Cups.

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