Third FIFA Official Acquitted Of Corruption ChargesA former South American soccer official has been acquitted of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, after two others were convicted last week.
2 Officials Convicted At FIFA Trial; 3rd Awaits VerdictTwo former South American soccer officials were convicted Friday of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, while deliberations will continue next week for a third official.
Jury Still Out On FIFA Scandal Trial In BrooklynJurors have resumed deliberations at the U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials charged with taking millions of dollars in bribes.
FIFA Scandal Trial Witness Claims $15M Set Aside For BribesIn order to secure the world's biggest soccer event, a witness testified in Brooklyn that countries had set up millions in funds for brides.
FIFA Officials' Trial Continues In Brooklyn CourtroomA key government witness at the U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials was cross-examined on Thursday about allegations he bribed the defendants, while a judge reviewed claims that one defendant made a slashing motion across his neck in a way meant to intimidate the witness.
FIFA Scandal Trial Begins In BrooklynThree former South American soccer officials are going on trial in a U.S. case highlighting widespread corruption in the sport's governing body.
FIFA Bans Lionel Messi For 4 World Cup Qualifying Games For Verbally Abusing RefereeMessi was banned for "having directed insulting words at an assistant referee" during a home qualifier against Chile on Thursday, FIFA said hours before kickoff in La Paz.
FIFA Acknowledges Bribes, Asks US For Seized Cash BackFIFA claims it is the victim of corrupt individuals, despite widespread criticism that bribe-taking was embedded in its culture.