German football world championship corruption scandal continues


This music video is called ShakiraHips Don’t Lie – FIFA™ World Cup 2010 Celebration.

The football World Cup 2010 was in South Africa. South Africa had already been a candidate for the 2006 World Cup. However, they then lost the vote to Germany; because of corruption as looks probable now.

Though, according to Shakira, hips don’t lie, football bureaucracy bigwigs often do.

Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:

Police raid at German Football Association because of bribery affair

Today, 10:06

The German tax authorities this morning raided the headquarters of the German Football Federation (DFB) in Frankfurt. The homes of federation president Wolfgang Niersbach and his predecessor, Theo Zwanziger have been searched.

The raids are connected with the investigation into the payment of 6.7 million euros in 2002 to the world football association FIFA. The magazine Der Spiegel recently revealed that such payment was made to bring in the organization of the World Cup in 2006. …

The public prosecutor suspects the Football Association now of tax evasion. The payment of 6.7 million euros was not declared to the tax authorities. During the raids, eg computers, documents and hard drives were confiscated. If tax evasion is proven, then Niersbach and Zwanziger may face imprisonment.

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