Niersbach has rejected the votes-for-cash claims made by Der Spiegel.
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Pressure on German Football Association (DFB) chief Wolfgang Niersbach increased considerably Wednesday after tax raids a day earlier on the world's largest football federation in relation to a World Cup 2006 payment to FIFA stunned the nation.Tuesday saw more than 50 police and tax investigators raid the DFB headquarters as well as Niersbach's and other officials' private homes in search for evidence that could back up suspicions by the Frankfurt prosecutor's office the president, during his time as World Cup 2006 organizing committee vice president, and two former committee colleagues did not pay tax on a controversial transfer to FIFA in 2005 .Niersbach, however, has not spoken since Tuesday's raids.
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