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FIFA fined Atlético Madrid for Third y Ownership

The Wereldvoetbalbond FIFA has Atlético Madrid, winner of the European Supercup, a fine of 52,000 Swiss franc (45.900 euros) imposed for infringements of regulations regarding Third y Ownership.

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That use, where a part of the economic rights of a footballer is sold to a third party, is by FIFA is prohibited.

Atlético got on top of the suspension is also a warning for a breach of the rules concerning the statute of the footballer’.

In addition to the use of Third-y Ownership made Atlético also guilty of entering wrong information in the International Transfer Matching System (ITMS).

FIFA fined also other clubs due to non-payment of wages. Under Qatar Sports Club, Al-Shamal (Qatar), Shabab Al Ahli (United Arab Emirates) and Saba Qom (Iran) received a big bill in the bus.

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