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 Post subject: Who threw money at Sept?
PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:15 pm 
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BBC Sport British comedian Simon Brodkin says he is waiting to hear whether he will face charges over his headline-grabbing prank with Fifa president Sepp Blatter.
Brodkin was arrested by Swiss police in July when he showered Blatter with money at a news conference.
"Think about the irony of me being the first person to be prosecuted for things that have happened at Fifa headquarters," he told BBC Sport.
Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation against Blatter.
The attorney general's office said on Friday he was suspected of criminal mismanagement or misappropriation over a TV rights deal and of a "disloyal payment" to European football chief Michel Platini.
Brodkin's Blatter stunt was shown around the world and was used again in the latest coverage of the scandal engulfing Fifa, world football's governing body.
He describes how the prank came about, an exchange with Blatter, the police reaction, and also talks about almost boarding England's plane en route to the 2014 World Cup and interrupting rapper Kanye West's Glastonbury set.
Simon Brodkin Brodkin's previous pranks include almost boarding England's plane en route to the 2014 World Cup
'Fun - with a slight shadow of prison'
Contrary to reports, Brodkin said he did not use fake money but bought $500.
"They gave me back every single dollar. So if there's anyone in this tale, the police aren't corrupt. They treated me well and had a good sense of humour about it all," he recalled.
"It was all real - 500 was the best my budget could stretch to. Unfortunately, I don't have the Fifa-style sponsorship from Coca-Cola, which would have been nice.
"A museum in America wanted one of the dollars I used, but it's not found its way there as I'm funding these stunts. It's a thing I enjoy doing, but I'm paying for them.
"It was a good day out in Switzerland and there's been a lot of warmth from many parts of the world coming my way, which has been enjoyable."
However, he still faces the possibility of being charged with trespass.


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