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POLITICO: Saudi Arabia’s secret talks with Greece, Egypt to buy World Cup 2030

Saudi Arabia has offered to fully pay for Greece and Egypt’s sports infrastructure costs, for joining its 2030 FIFA World Cup hosting bid. According to the scoop by, Mohammed bin Salman personally made the offer of stadiums to Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in a conversation being reported for …

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FIFA threatens Greece with expulsion if no purge action in Greek soccer

Greece could be expelled from international soccer competitions because of widespread violence, a FIFA representative said Wednesday during the visit of a FIFA delegation in Athens. Herbert Huebel said a series of incidents, culminating with a gun-toting club owner running onto the field to protest a disallowed goal, are “unacceptable.” …

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“Football Grexit is not of concern for us,” says Greece’s Sports Minister

“Football Grexit is not of concern for us,” deputy Culture & Sports Minister Giorgos Vasiliadis said on Tuesday as FIFA and UEFA have called for extraordinary meetings on Greece’s Football  on Wednesday. FIFA has threatened to ban Greece from world football after the domestic league was suspended following PAOK chairman …

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Spying devices found in Greek Football Federation and training center

Hidden cameras and microphones with direct audio and video monitoring. Greece football federation ‘spied on players and staff for years using hidden cameras and listening devices’. A committee appointed by FIFA accused the Greek Football Federation EPO of monitoring employees, players and coaches in what it calls a heavy blow …

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