Seems they have Friday afternoon bad news dumps in El Salvador too! Fourteen players on the national team have been banned for life for their roles in a massive international match-fixing ring.

Last month, the Salvadoran federation suspended 22 players while it undertook an investigation. Earlier this week, police arrested 14 gang members in Singapore, said to be a part of the scheme that allegedly fixed hundreds of matches worldwide, including Champions League and World Cup qualifiers.

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The U.S.'s only part in this scandal is an incidental one: a 2-1 win in a 2010 friendly with El Salvador, who in the final minutes appeared to be doing everything in its power to allow the Americans to score.

H/t Daniel