FIFA officials were escorted out behind sheets following their arrests by Swiss authorities at the Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich on Wednesday. Swiss authorities said they had opened criminal cases related to the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups after making the arrests during a raid at the annual meeting of soccer’s governing body. The U.S. has filed federal charges alleging corruption over two decades.
FIFA officials were escorted out behind sheets following their arrests by Swiss authorities at the Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich on Wednesday. Swiss authorities said they had opened criminal cases related to the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups after making the arrests during a raid at the annual meeting of soccer’s governing body. The U.S. has filed federal charges alleging corruption over two decades. PASCAL MORA The New York Times
FIFA officials were escorted out behind sheets following their arrests by Swiss authorities at the Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich on Wednesday. Swiss authorities said they had opened criminal cases related to the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups after making the arrests during a raid at the annual meeting of soccer’s governing body. The U.S. has filed federal charges alleging corruption over two decades. PASCAL MORA The New York Times

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