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FIFA: Jack Warner denies illegality with an article from The Onion

by | 2nd, June 2015

 

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Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner has been accused of racketeering. He’s been arrested. Warner says he’s innocent. Warner says his arrest is rooted in the US’s failed World Cup bid. 

He accuses the US of gross hypocrisy. How can the US attack FIFA when it was offered the World Cup 2015.

“The U.S. applied to hold the World Cup in 2022 and they lost the bid to Qatar a small country, an Arabic country, a Muslim country,” says Warner. “I could understand the U.S. embarrassment… Why is it [American prosecutors] believe that they have a right to the World Cup?”

He cites a story that

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