The German newspaper is publishing from Tuesday American independent investigator Michael Garcia’s report into alleged bribery and corruption during the bidding for the hosting of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
In an extract of the article released on Tuesday (AEST), the popular tabloid claims to have got hold of the report of more than 400 pages which has never been properly published by world football’s governing body.
According to Bild, in the report Garcia reveals that “a former executive committee member congratulated members of the Qatari federation and thanked them by mail for a transfer of several hundred thousand euros” just after Qatar was awarded the 2022 tournament.
“Two million dollars from an unknown source arrived in the savings account of the 10-year-old daughter of a FIFA member,” add Bild.
The newspaper adds that “three executive members of FIFA with the right to vote went to a party in Rio de Janeiro in …
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