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Messi caught up in FIFA vote-rigging storm, countries claim they didn’t vote for him

FIFA’s prestigious The Best awards have been struck by a vote rigging storm amid claims indicating the ballot was rigged. Lionel Messi walked away with the best men’s player accolade at the glitzy ceremony in Milan on Monday, pipping Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk to the award. Given Van Dijk’s remarkable season at Liverpool, where he led the club to their sixth Champions

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CAF President Ahmad Ahmad Arrested In Paris On Corruption Claims

The president of Africa’s football governing body Ahmad Ahmad was arrested Thursday morning at a hotel in Paris where he was staying to attend the FIFA Congress. FIFA has confirmed that Ahmad Ahmad was arrested at the Berri Hotel on charges of corruption and financial and fiscal offences. Ahmad Ahmad’s arrest is linked to the contract unilaterally broken by CAF

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