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Costa Rica’s Sele out of Korea U-20 World Cup
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Sele out of Korea U-20 World Cup

L. Arias - June 1, 2017

Costa Rica’s sub-20 squad fell 2-1 to England on Wednesday in the Round of 16 match of the FIFA World Cup Korea 2017. The loss means the elimination of La…

FIFA suspends Eduardo Li for life
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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FIFA suspends Eduardo Li for life

AFP - April 21, 2017

Disgraced former Costa Rican Football Federation (FEDEFUTBOL) president Eduardo Li has been banned from soccer for life, according to a Friday announcement from the sport's governing body, FIFA.…

Eduardo Li wins lawsuit against insurance company over defense costs in FIFA corruption case
Corruption
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Corruption
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Eduardo Li wins lawsuit against insurance company over defense costs in FIFA corruption case

The Tico Times - April 28, 2016

Former Costa Rica football official Eduardo Li won a key court decision Wednesday against insurance company Lloyd's of London in a dispute over his defense costs in the FIFA…

Eduardo Li’s bail request denied by New York judge
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Eduardo Li’s bail request denied by New York judge

The Tico Times - February 10, 2016

Eduardo Li, the former Costa Rican Football Federation president, will be spending a bit more time in a New York prison. His request to be released from preventive…

Platini withdraws bid for FIFA presidency
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Crime
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Platini withdraws bid for FIFA presidency

AFP - January 7, 2016

PARIS -- Suspended UEFA chief Michel Platini on Thursday withdrew from the race to become FIFA president, telling L'Equipe that he will concentrate on clearing his name instead.…

FIFA corruption probe: Michel Platini vows to fight ‘injustice’ 
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FIFA corruption probe: Michel Platini vows to fight ‘injustice’ 

Philippe Grelard | AFP - December 23, 2015

PARIS – Michel Platini told AFP in an interview Tuesday that he is determined to fight for the FIFA presidency and to clear his name after being banned…

FIFA ethics tribunal bans Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for 8 years
Crime
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Crime
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FIFA ethics tribunal bans Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for 8 years

Eric Bernaudeau | AFP - December 21, 2015

ZURICH, Switzerland – A FIFA ethics tribunal on Monday banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for eight years saying they had abused their positions over a suspect 2…

Football: Day of FIFA reckoning for Blatter, Platini
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Business
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Football: Day of FIFA reckoning for Blatter, Platini

AFP - December 20, 2015

ZURICH, Switzerland -- FIFA's ethics watchdog will on Monday give a verdict against Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini with both facing lengthy bans over a suspect two million dollar…

Costa Rica’s Eduardo Li pleads not guilty in FIFA corruption scandal
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Crime
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Costa Rica’s Eduardo Li pleads not guilty in FIFA corruption scandal

AFP - December 18, 2015

NEW YORK – Costa Rican Eduardo Li pleaded not guilty in U.S. court Friday to 19 charges relating to the FIFA corruption scandal. Eduardo Li, ex-president of the…

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El Salvador ex-football chief arrested in FIFA corruption probe

AFP - December 16, 2015

https://twitter.com/NoticieroHechos/status/677241009101737989 SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – El Salvador's former national football chief, Reynaldo Vásquez, was arrested Wednesday as part of a U.S. probe into multimillion-dollar corruption at FIFA,…