The U.S. Department of justice published FBI report about Russia’s intervention in the US presidential election in 2016. However, there is a mention of the fact that Russia bribed FIFA President Joseph Blatter, to get the 2018 world Cup.
Report on 430 pages journalists Sky Sports. It contains details of a report from British spy Christopher Steele.
“In July 2011 Steele presented a report which summarized the likely conversation between the then Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, which, according to the report, Putin acknowledged that the Russian oligarch had bribed the President of FIFA that Russia could win the right to host the world Cup in 2018”, – stated in the report of the justice Department.
Subsequently, in 2012, Steele told the FBI, too with two British officials who had information about possible attempts by Russia to bribe the leadership of FIFA.
And in 2015, Steele filed a FBI report, which indicated that one of the Russian officials acknowledged that the Kremlin had bribed the FIFA leadership in order to receive the right to host the world Cup in 2018.
It should be noted that the report did not mention the name of Joseph Blatter. Although he held the post of President of FIFA in 2011 when the definition of the host country of the 2018 world Cup. Also in the report are not named and the name of the oligarch who bribed the FIFA leadership.