Menu

Brazil World Cup officials become embroiled in FIFA scandal

The Brazilian FA and the Brazilian government have both said they will work with the FBI and other prosecutors as the FIFA corruption scandal continues to widen.

SEE MORE
(Video) River Plate dump Brazilian champions out of Copa Libertadores
Valencia interested in Argentine superstar keeper
Watford player wants to follow in Chicharito’s footsteps

According to the Brazilian version of Goal.com, they have said they are willing to hand over any documents, computers, and other evidence after the FA’s former boss José Maria Marin, was one of those arrested in the operation in Switzerland.

The Brazilian FA has said it will also start to conduct it’s own reviews. There are widely held beliefs in the public that corruption was rife in the 2014 World Cup, with stadiums and other construction contracts being awarded to friends and families of prominent members of the organisation.

Since the World Cup, more and more of these scandals have been coming to light, with two World Cup stadiums already being sold at a huge loss after they were considered white elephants by their owners.

More Stories Brazil FIFA