Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s football career may end with three years ban due to betting investment allegation

The Sweden star Zlatan Ibrahimovic may end his football career with a three years ban following a report that expose his partnership with Malta-based betting company

According to a report emanating from a Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, who claimed that Ibrahimovic’s Stockholm-based company Unknown AB owns 10 percent of the shares of Bethard, a gambling site with offices in Malta.

The report further disclosed that investment allegations is also one of the reason why Inrahimovic was left out of the Sweden’s squad for 2018 world cup after Sweden football governing body found about the issue

As stated in FIFA and UEFA rule for player which prohibits interest of any of their player taking part in their competition on gambling or betting activities. Ibrahimovic participate in the betting company may earn him a three years ban as the issue is being monitored by UEFA and FIFA
The report adds that Ibrahimovic’s company is the fourth-largest owner in Bethard, which according to the latest available annual report in 2019 made a profit after tax of £25.79m. 

It details that Ibrahimovic may have violated FIFA’s rules during March’s World Cup qualifier against Georgia and in the Europa League qualifier against Shamrock Rovers in September 2020. 

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