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FIFA bans disgraced ex-Brazil football chief Marin for life

2019-04-15 21:27
(File, AP)

Geneva - FIFA on Monday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former boss of Brazilian football, Jose Maria Marin, months after a US court convicted him of massive corruption.

FIFA's ethics judges found Marin guilty of bribery and "banned him for life from all football-related activities... at both national and international level", while imposing a fine of 1 million Swiss francs ($1 million), said a statement from world football's governing body.

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