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FIFA says pair received kickbacks

Updated: July 11, 2012, 2:53 PM ET
Associated Press

GENEVA -- Former FIFA president Joao Havelange and one-time Brazilian football leader Ricardo Teixeira received millions of dollars in a World Cup kickbacks scandal, soccer's world governing body confirmed on Wednesday.

FIFA finally published a Swiss court dossier that detailed Teixeira received at $13 million from 1992-97 in payments from World Cup marketing partner ISL. The Swiss-based agency's collapse into bankruptcy in 2001 sparked a criminal probe and exposed the routine practice ...

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