FIFA bans Chuck Blazer from football for life

Jul 10, 2015, 08:25 IST | ANI

Johannesburg: Former US football official Chuck Blazer has been banned from all-football related activities for life on Thursday by FIFA over his involvement in corruption and bribery scandals.

FIFA said in a statement that Blazer committed many and various acts of misconduct continuously and repeatedly during his time as an official in different high-ranking and influential positions at FIFA and CONCACAF, Sport24 reported.

The 70-year-old worked undercover with US prosecutors in order to expose illegal practices at FIFA, after pleading guilty to charges of bribery, money laundering and tax evasion.

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