Valcke denies allegations of receiving bribe from Al-Khelaifi

Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has denied allegations of corruption relating to the broadcast rights of several World Cups after the Swiss attorney general's office (OAG) opened criminal proceedings against him and beIN Media Group CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi on Thursday.

The OAG announced on Thursday that Valcke was under investigation for allegedly accepting "undue advantages from a businessman in the sports right sector" in connection to the media rights in certain countries of the World Cups in 2018, 2022, 2026 and 2030.

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