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Garcia report reveals the investigation that Fifa ignored

By Michael Griffiths

03 July 2017

Garcia report reveals the investigation that Fifa ignored Countdown clock for Fifa's 2018 World Cup in Russia mosprofs via iStock photo

Fifa dismissed actionable evidence that its executives solicited bribes from countries bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, a year before it opened a probe into similar misconduct.