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FIFA threatens to suspend Brazil over confederation president’s removal by court

FIFA threatens to suspend Brazil over confederation president’s removal by court

  • Soccer’s governing body FIFA historically rejects government and third-party interference in its member associations
  • Five-time World Cup winners Brazil could be out of major competitions until the crisis is solved
  • The Rio court ruling also named Jose Perdiz, the head of Brazil’s top sports court, as an intervener to organize new elections for the presidency within 30 working days
By AP ·