Swiss prosecutors indict four over payment linked to 2006 World Cup

Soccer Aug 6, 2019

Swiss prosecutors indict four over payment linked to 2006 World Cup

Swiss prosecutors have charged three German organizers of the 2006 World Cup and a former FIFA official with involvement in fraud over the true purpose of a €6.7 million ($7.5 million) payment linked to soccer's world governing body. The Swiss attorney general's office said Tuesday ...

Soccer Mar 4, 2016

Probe into 2006 World Cup finished

A highly anticipated independent report to be released Friday could throw light onto corruption allegations against Germany's 2006 World Cup organizers and the fate of a dubious payment to FIFA. The German soccer federation has been in turmoil since October, when the der Spiegel weekly ...

Soccer Nov 10, 2015

German soccer chief Niersbach resigns

The president of the German soccer federation resigned on Monday over a suspect payment to FIFA, saying that he was taking "political responsibility" despite not having done anything wrong. The payment in connection with the 2006 World Cup in Germany has led to a tax ...