Former FIFA official Jeffrey Webb exits with his lawyer Edward O'Callaghan (L) following a hearing at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse in the Brooklyn borough of New York August 14, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Lawyers for top soccer officials detained overseas in the FIFA bribery scandal are negotiating with U.S. authorities over coming to the United States to face racketeering and other charges, a prosecutor said Friday.The remarks came during a brief pretrial hearing for Jeffrey Webb, one of seven FIFA officials detained overseas in Switzerland last spring.A total of 14 men -- nine soccer officials and five marketing executives -- were named in the U.S. indictment, including former FIFA vice president Jack Warner, who is resisting extradition from Trinidad and Tobago.
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