Gianni Infantino: Criminal proceedings opened against FIFA president

Gianni Infantino: Criminal proceedings opened against FIFA president

- Gianni Infantino may be landing himself into serious problems

- The 50-year-old is currently being investigated for corruption in football

- Infantino is said to have had undisclosed meeting with Lauber in 2017

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Gianni Infantino who is the president of the Federation of International Football Association known as FIFA might be landing himself into problems after criminal cases opened against him.

This is not expected from someone who is the head of world football and also considering how the body have been preaching against corruption in soccer.

Swiss special prosecutor Stefan Keller is looking into dealings between Infantino and the Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber.

According to the report on UK Mirror, the investigation is on considering how Michael Lauber resigned from his position last week.

The report added that Lauber and Infantino had undisclosed meeting three years ago in which these two football chiefs denied any wrongdoing.

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Latest development now has it that special prosecutor Stefan Keller had found indications of criminal conduct related to the meetings.

Infantino has been the president of FIFA for the past five years and the 50-year-old made it clear when he came to office that his regime will eradicate corruption from football.

Meanwhile, he has not been confirmed guilty of any offense as investigation is still going on on the issue.

But if found guilty, then Infantino will have to lose his position as the head of world football and may also be jailed.

Gianni Infantino: Criminal proceedings opened against FIFA president

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how the Gunners have been fined £34,000 by the world’s football governing body Fifa for keeping secret sell-on clauses for players.

Fifa also warned the Premier League club against further breaches as it will force it to take severe actions against the north London club.

Arsenal were also warned against future occurrence of the act and investigations have been launched into transfers of Joel Campbell from Italian club Frosinone as well as Chuba Akpom to Greek club PAOK.

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It was gathered that the Gunners will get much bigger earnings if both players return to clubs in the UK in future as their sell-on clauses in their contracts were variable.

The deal was made such that if 24-year-old Akpom returns o any club in Britain, Arsenal will receive 40 percent of the deal, however if he goes elsewhere the Gunners will get 30 percent only.

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