Switzerland says it has approved the extradition of a Uruguayan football official accused of taking bribes.

Eugenio Figueredo was one of seven officials with world football’s governing body, Fifa, who were arrested in Zurich, on May 27th.

According to the BBC, Switzerland’s Federal Office of Justice said he is accused of receiving bribes worth millions of dollars relating to Copa America tournaments.

He has 30 days to appeal against his extradition to the US.



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