Teixeira Implicated in 2018 Bid Bribes

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ricardo Teixeira, head of the CBF (Brazilian Football Federation) was named by Lord Triesman on May 10th as one of four FIFA members willing to accept bribes in return for voting for England's unsuccessful 2018 World Cup host bid. Speaking before a British Parliamentary inquiry into why England failed to land the 2018 World Cup, the former chairman of the English Football Association claimed Teixeira, along with Jack Warner, Nicolas Leoz and Worawi Makudi were willing to sell their votes.

Triesman now plans to present his evidence to FIFA . . .

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