Yesterday, the Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC) introduced that it reached a settlement with the Juventus F.C. midfielder Nicolò Fagioli. The participant has been handed a seven-month suspension from the sport after he was discovered to have violated guidelines related to betting on matches.
The 22-year-old footballer has been positioned beneath investigation by Turin-based prosecutors because of allegations of betting on unlawful on-line playing platforms. Then, he was banned for 12 months from the sport however subsequently, 5 months of the ban have been suspended, with the interval ultimately being minimize to seven months. He additionally confronted a financial penalty of €12,500. Fagioli has additionally agreed to endure a therapy program for his drawback playing conduct.
As a part of the aforementioned playing dependancy therapy, he shall be compelled to share his experiences in a minimum of 10 classes with newbie sporting teams, in addition to with teams serving to drawback gamblers.
Below the prevailing guidelines of the Italian Soccer Federation, gamers who’re discovered to have positioned wagers on matches might have been suspended from soccer for a minimum of three years. The younger midfielder, nevertheless, had confronted extra lenient therapy as a result of he admitted to the alleged rule violations.
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Nicolò Fagioli has made one look for Italy however has not been included within the squad for the continuing spherical of worldwide video games.
Final week, it was revealed that Nicolò Fagioli and Sandro Tonali left the headquarters of Italy’s nationwide squad after they have been knowledgeable concerning the prosecutors’ ongoing investigation. The duo was launched from the workforce’s coaching cap after being interrogated by prison prosecutors for greater than two hours. On the time, it was not revealed whether or not the gamers positioned bets on matches of their very own groups or have been concerned in any unlawful match-fixing actions.
The information of the investigation was damaged days in the past by Fabrizio Corona, a disgraced Italian paparazzo who was the primary to assert months in the past that Fagioli suffered from drawback playing conduct.
Yesterday, the agent of Tonali – Beppe Riso – mentioned that his consumer suffered from playing dependancy and was deeply saddened by how issues had unfolded. As defined by Mr. Riso, the 23-year-old soccer participant was decided to beat his points with playing.
So far as Nicolò Fagioli is worried, the Italian Soccer Federation revealed that the participant’s plea cut price could be terminated and he would face additional disciplinary proceedings in case he doesn’t adhere to the particular FIGC playing dependancy restoration program. The midfielder has been thought of a rising star of Italian soccer since he returned to Juventus F.C. in 2022 after a mortgage spell at Cremonese. Nevertheless, he wouldn’t be accessible for the membership till the center of Could 2024, when there shall be solely two video games left till the top of the 2023/2024 season.