FIFA paid Ireland to drop lawsuit

 
FIFA paid Ireland to drop lawsuit
Loading...
Loading...
The Irish Football Association (FAI) in 2009 received a giant million Euro payment from FIFA to drop a potential lawsuit.

Ireland was very close of securing a place in the World Cup finals in South Africa in 2010, but lost in the playoff games against France.

Television pictures from the rematch showed that the French player Thierry Henry took the ball with his hand just before the winning goal. Central defender William Gallas scored the only goal and sent France to the World Cup.

It had both the Irish Football Association and the rest of the football world to rage.

Now Ireland's FA president John Delaney now reveals that the International Football Federation (FIFA) paid to avoid an Irish lawsuit after the controversial incident.

The amount is allegedly five million euros, but Delaney partly refuse to confirm the amount.

- I am bound by confidentiality with regard to the amount. I see that you are speculating in an amount. Well done, he says.

- We felt that we had legal grounds to run a case against FIFA, considering that we did not succeed in the playoff matches for the World Cup because of Henry's hands, says Delaney to RTE Radio 1.

Delaney points out that he and the Football Association was greatly angered by the way Sepp Blatter acted after the match. The FIFA president had a smile on his face when he talked about the incident, he says.

Both the Irish Football Association and the Irish authorities fought a long time to have the match replayed, but FIFA had the money to pay them off.

Comment below.
    Donate to Speisa


The globalist psychopaths vs Speisa


Latest
Untitled-2.jpg
People who have lived all their life by the Snåsa lake in Nord-Trøndelag have seen things they can not explain.

Untitled-2.jpg
If you plan to visit Sweden, here is the list of areas you should avoid, where criminal Muslim gangs are gaining or are in control.

Untitled-2.jpg
The situation in Sweden is pitch black. The country now has 61 areas where everything is out of control. The situation is acute, says the national police chief Dan Eliasson.


View this article in PDF format Print article



DON'T MISS A POST - FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK!




Disclamer
Comments at Speisa are unmoderated. We do believe in free speech, but posts using foul language, as well as abusive, hateful, libelous and genocidal posts, will be deleted if seen. However, if a comment remains on the site, it in no way constitutes an endorsement by Speisa of the sentiments contained therein.
comments powered by Disqus