Manuel Burga leaves federal court in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday. The former South American soccer official, who was charged in a US trial stemming from the Fifa bribery scandal, was acquitted of a corruption charge. Two others were convicted in the case last week. Photo: AP

Fifa defendant weeps in court after US jury finds him not guilty of bribery

Jurors found Manuel Burga, the 60-year-old former president of Peru’s soccer federation, not guilty of a single racketeering conspiracy charge

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Manuel Burga leaves federal court in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday. The former South American soccer official, who was charged in a US trial stemming from the Fifa bribery scandal, was acquitted of a corruption charge. Two others were convicted in the case last week. Photo: AP
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