The Italian Federal Public Prosecutor’s Office arrived this Thursday at an agreement with the footballer Sandro Tonaliafter which it will be fined 20,000 euros and disqualified from his activity for 18 months, eight of which will be commuted to “alternative prescriptions”as a result of having broken the law by betting on sports.
This was confirmed by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on its website, after Tonali has violated article 24 of the Codice di Giustizia Sportiva (CGS) that “prohibits the possibility of placing bets on football events“organized by the FIGC itself, UEFA and FIFA.
“As for alternative prescriptions, Tonali must participate in a therapeutic plan of a minimum duration of eight months and in a cycle of at least 16 public meetingswhich will be held in Italy, for a period of eight months, in amateur sports associations, federal territories, gambling addiction recovery centers and, in any case, according to the indications and the program proposed by the FIGC,” he specified. the press release.
“The Federal Public Ministry will ensure compliance with what is indicated and, in case of infractions, will adopt the measures that are within its jurisdiction, in accordance with the CGS, with termination of the agreement and continuation of the disciplinary process before the decision-making bodies of sports justice. “, concluded the FIGC in its note.