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  סיון 3, 5774 , 01/06/14

Senior Qatari FIFA Member Paid Bribe to Host World Cup

The British Sunday Times newspaper reported that it received secret documents proving that Muhammad Bin Hammam, a senior FIFA member from Qatar, paid five million dollars to other senior FIFA members in exchange for their support of his nation’s hosting the 2022 World Cup games.

This past March it was reported that Jack Warner, the former Vice President of FIFA, had received a two million dollar bribe to ensure that Qatar would be chosen to host the 2022 World Cup games. 

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