Zlatan Ibrahimovic investigated by UEFA over 'alleged financial interest' in betting company
April 27, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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European football's governing body UEFA has opened a disciplinary investigation into Zlatan Ibrahimovic's "alleged financial interest in a betting company."
(CNN)European football's governing body UEFA has opened a disciplinary investigation into Zlatan Ibrahimovic's "alleged financial interest in a betting company. "
"In accordance with Article 31(4) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR), a UEFA Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector has today been appointed to conduct a disciplinary investigation regarding a potential violation of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations by Mr. Zlatan Ibrahimović for having an alleged financial interest in a betting company," UEFA said in a statement.
Article 12 of UEFA's Disciplinary Regulations states: "The integrity of matches and competitions is violated, for example, by anyone who participates directly or indirectly in betting or similar activities relating to competition matches or who has a direct or indirect financial interest in such activities. "
Ibrahimovic's agent referred CNN Sport to his club AC Milan, which did not immediately respond to a request for comment about UEFA's investigation.