FIFA Bans Former VP Jack Warner for Life

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Jack Warner committed “various acts of misconduct continuously and repeatedly,” FIFA’s ethics committee said, and now he’s been banned for life.

The ruling came Tuesday as the former FIFA vice president and the head of soccer for the Caribbean, North and Central America faces federal charges in New York for accepting millions of dollars in bribes. He’s currently fighting extradition to the U.S.

Though Warner, 72, maintains his innocence, FIFA did its own investigation into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups and found Warner to be “a key player in schemes.”

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