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FIFA secretary general hospitalised

October 19, 2012
By ESPN staff
FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke is currently hospitalised in Brazil after suffering a kidney infection, which has forced the Frenchman to miss the local World Cup organising committee board meeting on Thursday.

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Valcke's condition isn't serious, according to FIFA, however he will be kept under hospital surveillance and will be required to stay in Rio de Janeiro for a number of days. The infection has ...

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