Former top Fifa official Chuck Blazer plead guilty to racketeering.
Blazer admitting in a court that he conspired with fellow FIFA executives to accept bribes during the process to choose hosts for the 1998 and 2010 World Cups. Blazer also admitted that the Morocco bid Committee bribed him for the 1998 World Cup, that eventually went to France. He is currently awaiting sentencing and may be called to testify against other in the case.
Blazer’s guilty pleas came as prosecutors unsealed the transcript of a 2013 hearing in a Eastern New York District Court. His admissions are part of a sentencing deal he made with prosecutors.
Meanwhile, embattled Jack Warner made a televised address in Trinidad last night, saying he fears for his life. Warner also said in the address, that he will no longer keep secrets and can prove a link between FIFA and his T&T’s 2010 elections.
Warner claims to given his attorneys documents and checks to place in various hands, should anything happen to him.The documents prove the link between FIFA, Warner and its funding, the link between FIFA and both T&T political parties, and Warner’s directly knowledge of FIFA’s international transactions.