Now 16 FIFA execs named in Julius Baer money laundering probe

Julius baer

By Paul Nicholson

May 27 – Details are slowly emerging that as many as 16 bank accounts were held by FIFA officials at Swiss private bank Julius Baer, with at least four of them held by officials indicted by the US Department of Justice in its investigation into FIFA corruption and money laundering.

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Can Real and Atletico change world fashion as they chase club football’s richest prize?

Champions League trophy march

By Samindra Kunti in Milan

May 27 – By the end of Saturday night the Champions League trophy will be returning to the Spanish capital as Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid contest club’s football richest game. The winner will bank a cool €15 million; the runner-up €10.5 million. The champions will also earn a ticket to the FIFA World Club Cup in Japan in December, where another €4.5 million is on offer for the winning finalist. 

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