FIFA President Sepp Blatter, pictured in 2014, and two other officials are said to have paid themselves tens of millions of dollars though contract amendments over a five-year period. Christophe Ena/AP hide caption

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Former Honduran President Rafael Callejas leaves federal court in New York City on Monday after pleading guilty to conspiracy charges in a wide-ranging FIFA soccer scandal. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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A soccer ball covered with flags is painted on a wall in the township of Khayelitsha, South Africa. The image of South Africa's 2010 World Cup has been shattered by allegations that its bid over a decade ago was boosted by bribes of more than $10 million to secure FIFA votes — allegations FIFA addressed in Wednesday's request for restitution. Schalk van Zuydam/AP hide caption

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FIFA has dismissed Jérôme Valcke as its secretary general. Valcke, along with suspended President Sepp Blatter, has been the subject of a corruption inquiry. Laurence Griffiths/FIFA via Getty Images hide caption

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Futbol Club Barcelona's Neymar da Silva Santos pours champagne over Adriano as their team won the final match against River Plate at the FIFA Club World Cup soccer tournament in Yokohama, near Tokyo, on Dec. 20. Shuji Kajiyama/AP hide caption

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Soccer, The Normal-Sized Player's Game

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Now-suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter (left) congratulates Juan Angel Napout after Napout was confirmed as president of CONMEBOL earlier this year. Jorge Saenz/AP hide caption

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter (right), seen here with UEFA President Michel Platini after he was re-elected in May, says Platini's European federation has sought to undermine him. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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