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FIFA Ethics Investigator Resigns In Protest

FIFA ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia delivers a speech during the 64th FIFA congress on June 11, 2014 in Sao Paulo, on the eve of the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)
FIFA ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia delivers a speech during the 64th FIFA congress on June 11, 2014 in Sao Paulo, on the eve of the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)

Michael Garcia, the ethics investigator behind the FIFA report looking into the bidding process to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, has quit in protest over the handling of the report.

The 430-page corruption report is being kept confidential by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Garcia wants it to be made public.

Here & Now sports analyst Mike Pesca discusses Garcia’s resignation and the FIFA corruption report with host Robin Young.

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