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FIFA VP Villar Warned, Fined $25K in World Cup Bid Case

FIFA vice president Angel Maria Villar was warned and fined 25,000 Swiss francs ($25,000) Friday for misconduct during the 2018-2022 World Cup bid investigation. The light sanctions end a case which last year had potential to bring a more severe verdict on Villar, who is the No. 2 elected UEFA official behind President Michel Platini.   Villar, a lawyer who chairs the FIFA legal committee, at first refused to cooperate with then-FIFA ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia. He then tried...

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