In Brooklyn, the trial of top managers of FIFA

According to the prosecution, the leaders of FIFA participated in corruption schemes $ 200 million

Today in new York, the trial began on charges of corruption and money laundering in FIFA – the international football Federation. Two and a half years ago charges were brought against a 42-m top managers of FIFA and three companies. According to these charges, for 25 years of activity they enriched for 200 million dollars.

Today the prosecution and the defence advocate in a courtroom for the first time. Recently was completed the process of jury selection, which lasted several weeks. In the course of selection was considered 200 people. Today there appeared before the court three of the top Manager FIFA: this is the last of the defendants in the United States and did not admit his guilt. This is Jose Maria Marin, 85-year-old former President of the Football Association of Brazil, the 59-year-old Juan angel Napout, former Vice-President of FIFA, and 59-year-old Manuel Burga, head of the Peruvian branch of FIFA and is a member of the development Committee of FIFA.