FIFA crisis

Senator urges red card for FIFA

May 30, 2011
Independent senator Nick Xenophon has urged Australia not to spend any more money on World Cup bids until FIFA's corruption investigation has been completed.

The country splashed out Aus dollars 46 million (around £30 million) in an attempt to win staging rights for the 2022 tournament only to lose out to a Qatar bid which has been dogged by allegations of bribery.

In a statement titled 'Red Card for FIFA', Xenophon called for Australia to refrain from using any more taxpayers' ...

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