FIFA and Interpol announced a $20 million effort to crack down on game-fixing and illegal betting. The money will be used to educate players, referees and officials and create a FIFA
anti-corruption training wing based in Singapore, Interpol's headquarters.
"The threat of match-fixing is a major one and we are committed to doing everything to tackle it," FIFA President Sepp Blatter said. "In the fight against illegal betting and match-fixing, the preventive measures that can be taken and the protection of the players and the integrity of the game are of the utmost importance."
Blatter added that working with Interpol was crucial for success.