Ex-sports marketing executive pleads guilty in FIFA bribe case
By Nate Raymond
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former sports marketing executive arrested last year during a U.S. corruption probe involving soccer's global governing body FIFA pleaded guilty on Thursday to participating in schemes to pay bribes to a top official.
Aaron Davidson, former president of the Miami-based unit of Brazilian sports marketing conglomerate Traffic Group, entered his plea in federal court in Brooklyn to charges of racketeering conspiracy and wire fraud conspiracy.
(Reporting by Nate Raymond; Editing by Tom Brown)