Chen Xuyuan, former China football chief, received a life sentence for accepting bribe

26 March 2024

former chairman of the Chinese Football Association sentenced to life in prison for accepting bribes worth $11 million . About 10 senior leaders and executives of the CFA, including former national team coach Li Tie, have been brought down in recent years . Xi is a self-confessed football fanatic who dreams of his country hosting and winning the World Cup . In January, Chen appeared in a televised documentary confessing to having accepted