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Fifa arrests: 'Football's never seen anything like this'

Six football officials have been arrested at a hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, over corruption charges at governing body Fifa, officials say.

The suspects, who are said to include Fifa's vice-president, have been detained pending extradition to the US.

The charges include money laundering, racketeering and fraud.

New York Times reporter Matt Apuzzo is one of the New York Times journalists who broke the story. He says more arrests are expected.

  • 27 May 2015
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