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As soccer soars, court docs detail graft in Brazilian sports

Brazil and superstar Neymar were the first to qualify for next year's World Cup, save for Russia which gets an automatic berth as the host.

Winning a record sixth World Cup might help some forget the humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany three years ago in the World Cup semifinals.

But as the soccer team soars, more details are emerging in Supreme Court documents describing a corrupt infrastructure in Brazilian sports and its governing bodies.

Plea-bargain testimony shows staggering kickbacks tied to the World Cup and the last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, detailed in testimony by executives and former executives of Odebrecht, the Brazilian construction company at the...