Fifa excludes former brazilian fodboldboss for life

Previous fodboldboss in Brazil Ricardo Teixeira is sentenced to banned for life and millionbøde for a bribe. the 72-year-old brazilian Ricardo Teixeira has wo

Fifa excludes former brazilian fodboldboss for life

Previous fodboldboss in Brazil Ricardo Teixeira is sentenced to banned for life and millionbøde for a bribe.

the 72-year-old brazilian Ricardo Teixeira has worked with football for the last time in his life.

It was clear on Friday, when The International Football federation (Fifa) sentenced Teixeira banned for life from all football, writes Reuters.

the Background is that Fifa have found Teixeira guilty of bribery in the cases, which is an offshoot of the whole corruption scandal, which in 2015 rocked Fifa and ended with Sepp Blatter officially retired as Fifa president in 2016.

Ricardo Teixeira is also sentenced to a fine of one million dollars (approximately 6,7 million) of dommerkammeret in The Ethics Committee of Fifa.

The former fodboldpræsident in Brazil was found guilty of fraud in connection with the media and marketingkontrakter on football rights in the period from 2006 to 2012.

Ricardo Teixeira is the son-in-law of former Fifa president Joao Havelange and Teixeira was the president of Brazil's Football confederation (CBF) from 1989 to 2012 in a period in which Brazil was twice world champion in football.

He was also for many years a part of the executive committee of Fifa, but he stepped back as fodboldpræsident, before the corruption scandal broke out in 2015.

It prevented the not, however, Teixeira to be on the list of the persons, as the u.s. department of justice accused of corruption as a result of the whole Fifa scandal.

The same was the previous fodboldpræsidenter in Brazil, José Maria Marin and Marco Polo Del Nero, who also previously sentenced to livstidskarantæner and large fines.

currently serving Marin a four-year prison sentence in the UNITED states.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 29 November 2019, 18:00

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