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Ex-Cagliari midfielder O'Neill: I fixed games in Italy

Former Cagliari midfielder Fabian O'Neill has confessed to 'fixing' games in Italy.

The Uruguayan played for Cagliari from 1995-2000, going on to Juventus in 2000-02 and Perugia for six months.

"I fixed games myself in Italy," O'Neill told Montevideo.com.uy and calcionews24.

"Against Chievo Verona we both would've been safe from relegation with a draw and the clubs would pay us a $60,000 bonus each. I went to speak to their captain and we all placed bets on a draw.

"At the 87th minute one of our players scored and we went 2-1 up, a shot from 40 metres that went into the top corner. That wasn't supposed to happen. So I shouted at Diego Lopez: 'Concede a goal or they're going to kill us.' Diego lost possession and they scored the 2-2 final result.

"It wasn't the only time, as I did it with Perugia too, as I was captain and we all placed bets."

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