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UEFA investigating Zlatan Ibrahimovic for alleged financial interest in betting company

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UEFA investigating Zlatan Ibrahimovic for alleged financial interest in betting company

UEFA investigating Zlatan Ibrahimovic for alleged financial interest in betting company

UEFA have opened an investigation into Zlatan Ibrahimovic over “alleged financial interest in a betting company”.

The news comes after Ibrahimovic signed a one-year contract extension with AC Milan last week as a reward for his excellent tally of 15 goals in 17 Serie A games this season.

The new deal means the iconic striker will be playing top-flight football into his 40s, while he also made an emotional return to the Sweden set-up last month.

But his career has been plunged into doubt with news he is facing a UEFA probe, with the governing body appointing an official to investigate a potential breach of their Disciplinary Regulations.

In sports, it is a very big crime for sports men, coaches or managers to have betting companies or be involved in betting and if found guilty such a person could be banned from the sport or given a hefty fine.

In a statement on its website, UEFA said:

“In accordance with Article 31(4) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations, 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 Ibrahimovic for having an alleged financial interest in a betting company.

“Further information regarding this matter will be made available in due course.”

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