Former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner Gets Lifetime Ban

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  • Warner banned after review of World Cup Bidding Process
  • Warner was key player in schemes involving `illegal payments'

Former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner.

Photographer: Shaun Botterill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images

Jack Warner, long one of soccer’s most influential power brokers, was slapped with a lifetime ban from the sport less than 24 hours after FIFA President Sepp Blatter defiantly refused to resign in the face of a widening corruption scandal.

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