Yesterday, the Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC) introduced that it reached a settlement with the Juventus F.C. midfielder Nicolò Fagioli. The participant has been handed a seven-month suspension from the sport after he was discovered to have violated guidelines related to betting on matches.
The 22-year-old footballer has been positioned beneath investigation by Turin-based prosecutors because of allegations of betting on unlawful on-line playing platforms. Then, he was banned for 12 months from the sport however subsequently, 5 months of the ban had been suspended, with the interval ultimately being lower to seven months. He additionally confronted a financial penalty of €12,500. Fagioli has additionally agreed to endure a therapy program for his downside playing habits.
As a part of the aforementioned playing habit therapy, he might be compelled to share his experiences in at least 10 classes with beginner sporting teams, in addition to with teams serving to downside gamblers.
Below the present guidelines of the Italian Soccer Federation, gamers who’re discovered to have positioned wagers on matches may have been suspended from soccer for at the very least three years. The younger midfielder, nevertheless, had confronted extra lenient therapy as a result of he admitted to the alleged rule violations.
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Nicolò Fagioli has made one look for Italy however has not been included within the squad for the continued spherical of worldwide video games.
Final week, it was revealed that Nicolò Fagioli and Sandro Tonali left the headquarters of Italy’s nationwide squad after they had been knowledgeable in regards to the prosecutors’ ongoing investigation. The duo was launched from the group’s coaching cap after being interrogated by prison prosecutors for greater than two hours. On the time, it was not revealed whether or not the gamers positioned bets on matches of their very own groups or had been concerned in any unlawful match-fixing actions.
The information of the investigation was damaged days in the past by Fabrizio Corona, a disgraced Italian paparazzo who was the primary to say months in the past that Fagioli suffered from downside playing habits.
Yesterday, the agent of Tonali – Beppe Riso – mentioned that his shopper suffered from playing habit and was deeply saddened by how issues had unfolded. As defined by Mr. Riso, the 23-year-old soccer participant was decided to beat his points with playing.
So far as Nicolò Fagioli is anxious, the Italian Soccer Federation revealed that the participant’s plea cut price can be terminated and he would face additional disciplinary proceedings in case he doesn’t adhere to the particular FIGC playing habit restoration program. The midfielder has been thought-about a rising star of Italian soccer since he returned to Juventus F.C. in 2022 after a mortgage spell at Cremonese. Nevertheless, he wouldn’t be obtainable for the membership till the center of Could 2024, when there might be solely two video games left till the tip of the 2023/2024 season.