FIFA Punished Barcelona

FIFA Punished Barcelona


FIFA has given a penalty to Barcelona and the Spanish Football Association RFEF for dealing with young footballer. International Football Association FIFA said this in a statement on Wednesday.

For this reason, two ‘transfer window’ that means, this Spanish football giant will not be able to buy or sell any footballer for the next one year. In addition, they are given financial penalties of 369,000 Euro.

FIFA said in a statement Wednesday, it is found in their research that Barcelona has contracted 10 minor or young footballers, which are against the rules. Barcelona purchased some of these ten under the International Transfer. And they also signed a contract with some non-Spanish boys with the team for the first time.

FIFA has found that engagement of the Spanish Football Association with this work. So RFEF is also fined with five million Swiss Francs. FIFA has given one-year period to RFEF for bringing changes in the International Transfer rules of young footballers.

FIFA called them “minor” who are below eighteen years. This organization of international football thinks; through the International Transfer, a footballer can be financially beneficial but for them (since they are minor) it can be harmful.

FIFA Transfer Matching System carried out this research last year. FIFA launched an investigation about the contracts of Barcelona with the players from 2009 to 2013.