Romario calls for CBF sackings over 'corruption'
Former Brazil striker Romario has called for officials of the CBF to be sacked amid allegations of corruption.
Romario, who is now a congressman, is concerned about reports money earned from friendlies involving his country has been funnelled into a business owned by Barcelona president Sandro Rosell.
"I would sack all the directors and members of the CBF and hire a company to carry out an audit of the last 20 years," Romario told Brazilian newspaper Estadao. "I wouldn't even spare one of them."
The newspaper claimed the CBF had funnelled $1.6 million since 2006 into the company Uptrend Development, which is owned by Rosell.
Romario has called for government intervention into the CBF, which is a private body yet have 'stopped paying federal taxes'.
"They have to give an explanation to the people. They should be obliged to clear everything up," Romario added.