Soccer match-fixers choose their targets carefully
Mario Cizmek was convicted of rigging games in Croatia's first division in 2010. At his trial and in subsequent interviews with The Associated Press, he spoke about the "unwritten rules" of match-fixing:
THE GOALKEEPER IS THE MOST VALUABLE PLAYER: "You never can do it without a goalie," Cizmek said. When his team's goalkeeper refused to fix a game, Cizmek returned the money to the fixer and called off the deal.
UNEVEN SPLIT: Players involved with the fix don't get ...
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