UEFA’s offices were raided by Swiss police on poe currency Wednesday after its former secretary general and now FIFA president Gianni Infantino became embroiled in the Panama Papers affair.Infantino is ‘dismayed’ and ‘will not accept’ that his integrity is being doubted after documents leaked from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca included a television rights contract bearing his signature.
The 46-year-old Swiss-Italian, in his former role as UEFA director of legal services, co-signed a television rights contract in 2006 with two businessmen who have since been caught up in football’s corruption scandal, according to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists which is analysing 11million leaked files. FIFA president Gianni Infantino has become embroiled in the Panama Papers affair.
In 2006, then UEFA secretary Infantino co-signed a contract to sell television rights for the Champions League and other club competitions in a deal with Hugo Jinkis and his son, MarianoInfantino and UEFA deny wrongdoing, but Swiss authorities raided the Nyon offices of European football’s governing body on Wednesday, it confirmed.
UEFA is fully cooperating.UEFA said in a statement: ‘UEFA can poe currency buy confirm that today we received a visit from the office of the Swiss Federal Police acting under a warrant and requesting sight of the contracts between UEFA and Cross Trading/Teleamazonas.’Naturally, UEFA is providing the Federal Police with all relevant documents in our possession and will cooperate fully.