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FIFA Admits World Cup Bribery, Makes Claim for Compensation

FIFA is admitting its executive committee members sold past World Cup votes as it seeks to claim tens of millions of dollars in bribe money seized by U.S. officials. In a claim submitted to the U.S. Attorney's office, FIFA acknowledged widespread graft in previous years, saying it was the victim of corrupt individuals. In its demand for restitution the world football governing body says it is entitled to recover sums paid to or for the benefit of the officials in the corruption...

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