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How corruption and football are connected in Brazil

world cup brazilian football corruption
Brazilian football is run by corrupt men. Photo: Fauzan Saari
world cup brazilian football corruption
Brazilian football is run by corrupt men. Photo: Fauzan Saari

The Brazilian Football Association (CBF) was created in 1914, back when football was an amateur game. In 1950, when Brazil hosted the World Cup for the first time, six teams from Europe and Asia forfeited the invitation owing to a lack of money...

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