Twitter reacts to Bernie Ecclestone's $100m payment for freedom

5 August 2014

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Earlier today, a court in Munich confirmed that Bernie Ecclestone, the long-serving chief executive of Formula One who has been on trial for bribery, has reached agreement with the prosecutors. In return for walking free, Ecclestone will pay $100m USD within a week.

While German law evidently permits such a settlement without an admission of guilt, public opinion has been a little less forgiving. Here are 10 of the sharpest reactions from Twitter so far.

Read more about our own reaction to the story here.

Posted by Rowland Jack on 05.08.2014 in International, I Trust Sport, Legal, Sports Governance

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