''There was definitely a slush fund in the German World Cup bid. And it is clear as well that the present DFB president did not learn about it a couple of weeks ago, as he claims, but has known about
it at least since 2005. The way I see it, Niersbach is lying.''
-- Former German soccer federation president Theo Zwanziger
, telling Der Spiegel
that his successor, Wolfgang Niersbach
, must have known for years about a slush fund used in Germany's successful 2006 World Cup bid. (AP