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Report: Bale, Not Ronaldo, 'Untouchable' for Benitez 
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FIFA bombshell: seven arrested in Zurich, 14 indicted
by Paul Kennedy on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 6:24 AM EDT
Photo Zurich's Baur au Lac, the preferred hotel of FIFA executives, was raided in the early morning hours of Wednesday and seven FIFA officials were arrested in a joint U.S.-Swiss probe into corruption and bribery to the tune of more than $150 million in bribes and kickbacks. Those charged included the current and former presidents of Concacaf (Jeffrey Webb and Jack Warner) and Conmebol (Eugenio Figueredo and Nicolas Leoz).  
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What They're Saying: FIFA spokesperson Walter De Gregorio 
"This for FIFA is good. It is not good in terms of image or reputation, but in terms of cleaning ...
What They're Saying: FIFA spokesperson Walter De Gregorio 
"Well, he is not dancing in his office. He is very calm, he is fully cooperative with everything. That's what ...
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The remarkable Clive Toye -- who brought showmanship, excitement and color to American soccer
The debt owed by American soccer to Clive Toye is a vast one. It is not too much of an exaggeration to say, flatly, that without Toye's blind faith in the sport in the 1970s, pro soccer in the USA would have withered and died.

"This for FIFA is good. It is not good in terms of image or reputation, but in terms of cleaning up, this is good. It is not a nice day, but it is also a good day. The process goes on and we are looking forward."

-- FIFA spokesperson Walter De Gregorio, trying to put a positive spin on the low point in his organization's recent scandal-ridden history.