By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former FIFA president João Havelange and former CBF president Ricardo Teixeira received millions of dollars from the now defunct sports marketing company ISL, a Swiss court revealed yesterday. Teixeira pocketed US$12.4 million while Havelange took US$1.5 to favor FIFA's former marketing partner.
International Sports and Leisure, to give ISL its full name, paid the money between 1992 and 1997 to gain the exclusive commercialization rights to the World Cup. The company subsequently collapsed owing debts in excess of US$300 million.
Six former executives . . .