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Chairman of the Spanish football federation were arrested

Tuesday was Angel María Villar Llona was arrested by the Spanish Guardia Civil in the context of an investigation against corruption. Also his son and a dozen others were held.

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Angel María Villar is already 29 years at the head of the Spanish Football association (RFEF), but there may soon be an end to this. Some Spanish media write that he is being held on suspicion of abuse of trust, embezzlement and forgery.

The alleged offences date back to 2009 and subsequent years. Villar would, as a responsible person of the RFEF, contracts are awarded to companies that are related with his son, and that to the detriment of the treasury of the RFEF and for the enrichment of Villar and his son, Gorka. He got in 2015, a penalty of FIFA because he refused to cooperate on the investigation, the allocation of the world championships in 2018 (Russia) and 2022 (Qatar).

The Spanish newspaper Marca reports that the Spanish police a few matches of the Spanish national selection as suspicious, however, because of the transfer of money at the expense of the RFEF, one of which is that between Spain and South Korea from 1 June 2016. The others are mostly friendly matches, which will hold the police under the microscope.

Last year, on one september, the Red Devils have a friendly international match against the Spaniards. Or also this contest is being investigated by the police is not known.

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