The transactions “raise the question: Why did UEFA sell the TV rights obviously well below value?”, asked the paper.
The report said FIFA, UEFA and Infantino, its former general secretary, had repeatedly denied having ever had any business dealings with Hugo and Mariano Jinkis.
Then, when confronted with the signed contract in late March, UEFA had confirmed to the newspaper that the contract indeed bore Infantino’s signature.
Sueddeutsche Zeitung said it was told by UEFA that the organization did not know at the time who were the real owners of Cross Trading.
The so-called Panama Papers, a massive leak of 11.5 million documents about secret offshore financial dealings implicating world leaders and celebrities, has prompted several countries to open investigations.