Teixeira Resigns from CBF in Brazil: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ricardo Teixeira, former head of the CBF (Brazilian Football Confederation) and World Cup Local Organizing Committee (LOC), resigned as the head of both bodies Monday afternoon following months of corruption scandals which refused to be brushed aside. Teixeira had been atop the CBF since 1989.

In a letter he paid huge thanks to the Brazilian fans, reminding them of the two World Cups won under his stewardship, in 1994 and 2002. He . . .

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