Six Fifa officials, including vice-president Jeffrey Webb, have been arrested on suspicion of corruption in dawn raids at a Zurich hotel ahead of Friday’s presidential election.
The members of the world governing body were held by Swiss police at the US Department of Justice’s request.
They are suspected of having received bribes totalling millions of US dollars, the Swiss authorities said.
The FBI and US Department of Justice will hold a news conference later.
Six Fifa officials including vice-president Jeffrey Webb arrestedSix Fifa officials including vice-president Jeffrey Webb are held in dawn raids at a Zurich hotel ahead of Friday’s presidential election.
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