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Stories with person: Ricardo Teixeira
  • A look at the 7 officials arrested in the FIFA raids 
    Updated: May-27-15 3:50 pm

    Here is a look at the seven soccer officials arrested in Switzerland on warrants issued by the U.S. Justice Department after a corruption probe involving FIFA members. All seven are connected with the regional confederations of North and South America and face up to 20 years in prison if convicted. Authorities want them extradited to the United States:

  • FIFA scandals while Sepp Blatter has been president 
    Updated: May-22-15 5:48 am

    GENEVA - FIFA has been routinely called "scandal-plagued" for much of Sepp Blatter's 17-year presidential reign.

  • Brazilian soccer confederation says squads chosen by coach 
    Updated: May-18-15 1:31 pm

    RIO DE JANEIRO - The Brazilian Football Confederation says a marketing company that pays $1.05 million for the commercial rights to each international friendly match does not have the power to select the team.