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25 footballers in the world cup 2010, used with permission, the use of prohibited substances

Hackerscollectief Fancy Bears has a list of confidential medical data of players released. Among others, Dirk Kuijt and Carlos Tévez got a medical certificate for the use of athletes banned drugs.

Dirk Kuijt on training during the 2010 world cup in South Africa. © Belga

The hackerscollectief Fancy Bears has Tuesday a list made public with the names of football players during the 2010 world cup in South Africa, with the permission of doctors, medicines used that are on the banned list.

According to the list got 25 players, a so-called TUE (Therapeutic Use Exemptions), a medical certificate for the use of drugs that athletes are banned. The best-known names on the list are Dirk Kuijt (Ned), Carlos Tévez (Arg), Diego Milito (Arg), Mario Gomez (Ger), Mauro player camoranesi (Ita) and Vincenzo Iaquinta (Ita).

In the case of Kuijt has a root canal treatment meant that his name is on the list, says his agent. The Dutch international would be during the world cup last got have of a choose, and then Kuijt under the guidance of the then consult a specialised to a dentist is gone for a treatment. The consult a specialised then, in line with the rules, a medical certificate is requested for use of the anti-inflammatory dexamethasone.

The netherlands reached the final at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in South Africa, but lost in the final of Spain. Dirk Kuijt was in the base during the final but was replaced. Of Spain, there is no one on the list.

Anabolic steroid

Tévez and Iaquinta names betamethasone, a hormone that inflammation slows down. Diego Milito was allowed salbutamol taking. The fabric makes the airway, but is on the banned list because it is an anabolic steroid. In the Giro of 2007 tested Alessandro Petacchi positive to salbutamol, and was suspended.

It is not the first stunt of the Fancy Bears: last year they revealed confidential medical information of countless professional athletes. For the first time, are now also information, and names of football players to come out.

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