Former Fifa executives accused of bribes over World Cup bidding

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Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup in 2010, with Russia given the 2018 tournament

Former Fifa executives took bribes in return for voting for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup, according to US prosecutors.

In what could be a highly significant twist in the FBI’s long-running investigation into allegations of football corruption, a new indictment was revealed in the US District Court on Monday.

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