Fifa official denies claims he was paid millions by Qatari firm
Senior Fifa official Jack Warner has denied the "foolish" report in the Daily Telegraph that a Qatari firm closely linked to the country's successful 2022 World Cup bid allegedly paid him and members of his family almost $2 million (£1.2m).
Qatar's 2022 World Cup organising committee said it adhered to all of Fifa's rules during its successful bid after a report claimed former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner and members of his family were paid millions by a Qatari company.
The 2022 bid committee strictly adhered to Fifa's bidding regulations in compliance with their code of ethics.
The supreme committee for delivery and legacy and the individuals involved in the 2022 bid committee are unaware of any allegations surrounding business dealings between private individuals.
– Qatar's 2022 World Cup organising committee
Warner, who is currently a politician in Trinidad, denied The Daily Telegraph's report, calling it "foolish" and insisting there is a witch hunt against Qatar.