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FIFA President Denies Links With Leaked Panama Papers

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has denied wrongdoing after leaked Panama papers suggested he signed off on a contract with two businessmen who have since been accused of bribery by the FBI.

Hugo and Mariano Jinkis bought TV rights for UEFA Champions League football and immediately sold them on for almost three times the price.

The 2006 contract was signed off by Infantino when he was a UEFA Director.

Infantino says he is “dismayed” that his “integrity is being doubted”.

News of the contract came to light after 11 million documents were leaked from the Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca.

The offices of European football’s governing body were searched by Swiss police after ex-Secretary-General, Gianni Infantino was named in papers leaked from the Panamanian law firm.

Meanwhile UEFA says it is giving police all relevant documents in its possession.

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