U.S. Government Witness In FIFA Trial Says Media Companies Paid Bribes

Wochit Headline News - Wednesday, 15 November 2017
On Tuesday, a prosecution witness in the U.S.

corruption trial of three former soccer officials testified that Fox Sports, Mexico’s Grupo Televisa and Brazil’s Globo paid bribes to secure television rights for soccer matches.

The testimony came during the first trial to emerge from the U.S.

investigation of bribery surrounding FIFA, soccer’s world governing body..


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