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Police in Germany have raided the offices of the German Football Association (DFB) in connection with an investigation over tax evasion.

Last month, allegations broke out of a £5 million fund set up to win votes for the FIFA World Cup in 2006, which Germany hosted.

DFB denied those reports and insisted it is clear of any wrongdoing. German newspaper, Bild, said the homes of DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach and his predecessor Theo Zwanziger were searched