Italian midfielder will face months of punishment for illegal betting

Italian midfielder will face months of punishment for illegal betting

Italian midfielder will be suspended for 7 months for placing sports bets, according to local newspapers; other athletes can also be punished

The world of sports betting has reached out to football players, and more and more cases are appearing around the world with problems in this regard. This time, it was the midfielder ofJuventus, Nicoló Fagioli Anyone caught doing this type of practice, prohibited for professional players, should face a long punishment, according to local newspapers.

According to a report published by “Sky Sport”, Fagioli will receive 7 months of punishment by the Turin prosecutor’s office. The hook is motivated by the practice of sports betting, which is prohibited by professional athletes and close relatives.

The player’s manager, Marco Giordano, revealed that Fagioli actually suffers from gambling addiction, a disease called “Ludopathy”. According to him, this problem began before the athlete signed with his company, but he has made efforts to ensure that he sought psychological help.

We were approaching summer and the first thing we did was advise him to admit the problem (with gambling addiction) he had and start treatment. We are the largest agency in the world, but the relationship with our clients is close, continuous and personal. Nicolò suffers from ludopathy, a problem that arose when we were not his agents. Despite this, we decided not to leave him alone. Therefore, beyond mismanagement, we are helping in every way possible. And I must say that he has had exemplary behavior since he signed with us“, he revealed to “La Repubblica”.

Fagioli in action for Juventus / Credits: Getty Images

In addition to him, the midfielders Sandro Tonali It is Nicolo Zaniolo They are also experiencing problems in this regard, as they were released from the Italian National Team in the current FIFA Date for the same reason. The player of Newcastle He admitted his involvement to people close to him and revealed his addiction, as well as his desire to stop the practice.

Source: sportbuzz

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