Spanish government suspends arrested back Villar for years

Spanish government suspends arrested back Villar for years

The Spanish government has Angel Maria Villar suspended. The 67-year-old director, who is 29 years was in charge of the national football federation RFEF, was last week arrested on suspicion of corruption, forgery and embezzlement.

The 67-year-old Facing is since then behind bars. The Spanish ministry of Sport decided Tuesday during a urgent consultations that Villar provisionally for one year is suspended.

That is also true for vice-president, Juan Padron. That makes the way free for a new interim-president of the RFEF.

Villar is also on the board of the European football association UEFA, and is valid at the global federation FIFA, even as a ‘senior vice president’. If langstzittend board member, he is after chairman Gianni Infantino, the highest man in Zurich.

Is expected to touch the Spaniard, who last year several months before the election for the UEFA presidency, resigned, which position on short-term lost.

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The Spanish justice told last week already a year with an investigation of Villar, whose son Gorka also was arrested, to be busy.

Two years ago, he was already a fine from the ethics committee of FIFA because he is investigator Michael Garcia is no good information gave about the allocation of the world cup to Russia and Qatar.

Later, granted he would have his cooperation. Villar and the Egyptian Hany Abo Rida are the only surviving members of the FIFA who have participated in the elections for the fifa world cup 2018 and 2022.

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