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Defence derides ‘sweetheart deals’ as Fifa trial kicks off in Brooklyn

By Dylan Tokar

13 November 2017

Defence derides ‘sweetheart deals’ as Fifa trial kicks off in Brooklyn The Theodore Roosevelt Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn, NY. Beyond My Ken via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0)

During opening arguments on 13 November, lawyers for three South American soccer officials charged with corruption took aim at government cooperators.