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Wilson Raj Perumal was born on 31 July, 1965, is an Author, match-fixer. Discover Wilson Raj Perumal's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 55 years old?
|Age||56 years old|
|Born||31 July 1965|
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Wilson Raj Perumal Net Worth
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|Net Worth in 2021||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Author|
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On February 17, 2015, the investigative journalism website Invisible Dog issued a press release stating that the film rights to the book Kelong Kings were optioned by Gianni Nunnari's Hollywood Gang productions, who were developing a feature film based on the match-fixer's autobiography. Later press releases from the Invisible Dog website stated that the film rights were then optioned by Boundary Stone Films, but that they also expired before reaching production stage. The rights to the story are currently with the authors of the book 'Kelong Kings'.
On February 19, 2015, Al Jazeera English aired an investigative report called "killing the Ball", produced by Invisible Dog, in which Wilson Raj Perumal described how he ferried the Nigerian national football team to the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa by rigging their qualification match against Kenya, played on November 14, 2009, in Nairobi. The report 'Killing the Ball' was a finalist of the British Journalism Awards 2015.
Wilson Raj Perumal has published his match fixing memoirs in a book titled "Kelong Kings", written with investigative journalists Alessandro Righi and Emanuele Piano; the book was released on April 28, 2014. In the book, Perumal claims not only to have ferried Nigeria and Honduras to the final rounds of the 2010 South Africa FIFA World Cup by fixing their qualification matches, but also to have rigged competitions in the Atlanta 1996 and Beijing 2008 Olympic games also in 2019.
Wilson Raj Perumal appeared in his first televised interview on August 26, 2014, on CNN. During the interview, he boasted about having fixed up to 100 games, including FIFA World Cup qualification matches.
Perumal may also have connections to the 2013 Europol match-fixing investigation.
In February 2011, Perumal was arrested in Finland and later sentenced to two years in prison. He served a year in Finnish prison and was then turned over to authorities in Hungary. Five years later Perumal was again in Finland and tried to buy Atlantis FC with a new name.
Wilson Raj Perumal's memoir also revealed intricate details about the fixing of a number of 2010 FIFA World Cup warm-up friendly matches involving South Africa, Bulgaria, Colombia, Guatemala, Denmark, Brazil and Tanzania. The revelations were confirmed by a FIFA report, excerpts of which appeared on the New York Times a month after the book's publication.
Perumal is accused on several match fixing scandals, including Asiagate in 2007–2009 and the 2008–2011 Finnish match-fixing scandal. He was first jailed for match-fixing in 1995 in Singapore. In the same year, Perumal traveled to England on behalf of a Singaporean match-fixing boss to fix two FA Cup matches. According to his autobiography, Perumal and an associate attempted to bribe Birmingham's goalkeeper Ian Bennett and Chelsea's goalkeeper Dmitri Kharine, failing both times.
Wilson Raj Perumal (born 31 July 1965) is a convicted Singaporean match-fixer.