CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's longtime football chief is fighting his extradition to the U.S. from Switzerland and asking to be judged in his home country on charges of corruption at soccer's governing body.
Lawyers for Rafael Esquivel told Venezuelan newspaper El Universal Wednesday that they've asked prosecutors to request his extradition to Venezuela, and not the United States.
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Esquivel was arrested in May in Zurich as part of the U.S. and Swiss investigations into corruption at FIFA. In...