Panorama: Three Fifa World Cup officials took bribes
Three senior Fifa officials who will vote on the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids took bribes in the 1990s, the BBC's Panorama alleges.Panorama allegations laid bare
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Panorama: Three Fifa World Cup officials 'took bribes'
Three senior FIFA officials, due to vote on England's 2018 World Cup bid, are alleged to have taken bribes in the 1990s. BBC News' Tim Franks reports.BBC News report on the allegations
On the eve of the 1998 football World Cup finals, Panorama investigated concerns over how Fifa was running the global game and in particular a lack of transparency about how World Cup host countries were chosen.
Steve Bradshaw spoke to the then Fifa president Joao Havelange about the concerns.
This is an abridged version of Panorama: The Real World Cup Winners broadcast on 8 June 1998.
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