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Teixeira quits FIFA role

March 20, 2012
Former Brazilian federation chief Ricardo Teixeira has resigned from the FIFA executive committee.

Teixeira's decision was announced by the South American body CONMEBOL, which he represented on the FIFA committee. CONMEBOL published a copy of Teixeira's brief resignation letter, which was addressed to the regional body's president Dr Nicolas Leoz.

In the letter, Teixeira thanks Dr Leoz, CONMEBOL executives and the presidents of South American national associations for their ...

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