Tuesday, March 28, 2023

This is how the city of Bern got billions from Fifa

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UNESCO World Heritage: Bern has borrowed billions from Fifa.


Reza RafiDeputy Editor-in-Chief SonntagsBlick

Observers of the political landscape in Switzerland were amazed during the football World Cup: Ironically, left-wing Bern stood out for its liberal handling of the morally controversial event in Qatar. A public viewing on public ground was made possible without much fuss. Other cities dominated by red and green were much more rigorous, Zurich even issued a ban.

Loans totaling 1.8 billion since 2017

The reason for the Qatar-friendly course in the Zähringer city could have been a financial performance, the dimensions of which have only been known since yesterday: the Bernese executive and Fifa President Gianni Infantino (52) played the role of Claire Zachanassian, who Billionaire from Dürrenmatt’s “Visit of the Old Lady”, who promises money to the clammy small town of Güllen. The difference to the world-famous piece: the small town is called Bern, the amount is higher and Fifa does not ask for murder in return.

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