Zlatan Ibrahimovic Fined for Having Stake in Bethard

Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been fined €50,000 by UEFA due to his involvement with gaming operator Bethard.

Ibrahimovic was charged with breaching Article 12(2)(b) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations due to his stake in the Malta-licensed Bethard. He could have been banned from the sport for three years, but managed to avoid that (albeit with a stiff financial penalty). In addition, Ibrahimovic must divest himself of his interest in Bethard moving forward.

The AC Milan striker became a Bethard partner in 2018 and was reported by the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet earlier in the year. He currently holds a 10% stake in the business, although that likely won't be for much longer.

Ibrahimovic is signed with Milan until the end of next year.

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1 June 2021 - 7:54pm
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Oh wow, this is interesting. Definitely a fine like this is much better than not being able to play sports for several years.

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1 June 2021 - 8:13pm
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I'm surprised his agent or whoever let him get in on this knowing it had to likely be a no-no with UEFA. I don't blame him. I blame his management or agent.

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Bear in mind that he is 39 years of age, which is ancient for a professional footballer. Banning him for 3 years wouldn't achieve much as he won't be playing for much longer.

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The ac milan club also will pay 25 000 euros due to the disciplinary fault committed by his player zlatan.

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