Did Qatar Bribe FIFA in World Cup Bid?

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Spanish players celebrate with the trophy after the ceremony following the 2010 FIFA World Cup between the Netherlands and Spain on July 11, 2010 at Soccer City stadium in Soweto, South Africa. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty)

Qatar is alleged to have paid more $1.5 million to members of FIFA in order to secure their bid for the 2022 World Cup. Sports correspondent for the BBC, Gordon Farquhar reports. FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he will ask for evidence of the claims that six of his colleagues were involved in allegations of corruption.


Gordon Farquhar

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