Criminal proceedings against Fifa boss: predecessor Sepp Blatter calls for suspension Infantinos

the President of Fifa, Gianni Infantino device in the Swiss justice affair, is becoming stronger under pressure and is now in the sights of investigators. The S

Criminal proceedings against Fifa boss: predecessor Sepp Blatter calls for suspension Infantinos

the President of Fifa, Gianni Infantino device in the Swiss justice affair, is becoming stronger under pressure and is now in the sights of investigators. The Swiss Prosecutor's office opened on Thursday a criminal case against the chief of the world football Association, and could topple Fifa in the biggest crisis since the scandal Era of the predecessor of Joseph Blatter. This called for immediate in-house investigation and consequences.

"The case is clear. Now, the Fifa ethics Committee must initiate proceedings against Gianni Infantino and suspend him“, said Blatter to the German press Agency. In the process, it goes to secret Meetings between Infantino and the head of the office of the attorney General, Michael Lauber, as the Supervisory authority of the BA announced on Thursday in Bern. The allegations against Infantino loud incitement to abuse of office, incitement to breach of official Secrecy and incitement to treatment.

The Chairman of the Board of FC Bayern Munich, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, on the other hand supports Infantino still. "I think it's important that we get back sometime silence in Fifa," said Rummenigge on the Bavarian radio. "I hope that he gets to settle things. Because: Actually, he would be the man to bring the Fifa in into calm waters.“

Infantino has charges

also, a also at the Meeting, present chief Prosecutor is Accused of. Infantino rejects the allegations. "Let me again be clear: The Meeting with the Federal Prosecutor should contribute to the seamless education," said the Swiss Fifa-communication from the afternoon, according to. "At that time, over twenty cases against former Fifa members were pending. This essential duty of disclosure in accordance with the Fifa, I am fulfilled, and will continue to do so. This was always my claim, and I will not be dissuaded.“ Fifa and Infantino announced that they would "fully" cooperate with the authorities.

However, Infantino, presented since taking office in February of 2016, always as an innovator and Reformer could face temporary adversity in his office as Fifa President. As the Swiss BA 2015 opened a criminal case against the then-world Association of chef Blatter, among others, on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust was blocked for 90 days by the Fifa ethics Commission. The process is still running.

Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 16:20

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