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ROME---A sports marketing agency run by the
nephew of suspended Fifa President Sepp Blatter
confirmed yesterday that the head of its Italian
branch and two associates are under investigation
for "alleged manipulation" over the sale of lucrative
Serie A TV rights.
In a statement, Infront said prosecutors in Milan
opened a probe against branch president Marco Bog-
arelli, Andrea Locatelli and Giuseppe Ciocchetti "related
to an alleged contribution to undue financing practices
in Italian football and an alleged manipulation of the
administrative process" for the sale of the 2015-18
The Switzerland-based marketing firm Infront
Sports and Media is led by Philippe Blatter.
"Infront as a company is not facing a formal probe
in these subject matters," the company said. "Infront
and its local management are cooperating with the
authorities to establish the accuracy or otherwise of
Italian media say Bogarelli fixed a deal between Sky,
Mediaset and clubs for the rights.
The 2015-18 live rights were sold to Rupert Mur-
doch-controlled Sky and Silvio Berlusconi-controlled
Mediaset for 943 million euros (slightly more than $1
billion) per season, 114 million euros ($130 million)
more than the previous deal.
The presidents of Serie A clubs Lazio and Genoa,
plus Serie B s Bari, are also reportedly under inves-
tigation as part of the expanding inquiry.
Genoa owner Enrico Preziosi and Bari president
and former referee Gianluca Paparesta are being inves-
tigated by prosecutors in Milan for accepting illegal
payments from Infront in order to register their clubs
with league authorities, Italian daily Corriere della
Sera reported yesterday.
Italian leagues demand that clubs display healthy
budgets at the start of each season in order to begin
Lazio president Claudio Lotito was being investigated
MADRID---Cristiano Ronaldo received his record
fourth Golden Boot award yesterday after leading
all scorers in Europe s domestic leagues last sea-
Ronaldo scored 48 goals in 35 Spanish league
games to claim his third Golden Boot playing for
Real Madrid. His other award came with Manchester
United in 2007-08. No other player has won four.
Ronaldo was accompanied at the gala by his moth-
er, his son, Madrid coach Rafa Benitez, club president
Florentino Perez and the Portuguese ambassador to
The 30-year-old Ronaldo became Madrid s all-
time leading scorer on September 30 with 324 goals,
surpassing Raul Gonzalez s previous mark. (AP)
for obstructing the work of watchdog
body Covisoc, Corriere said.
Tax and Finance consultant Andrea
Baroni, who Italian media have linked to
Infront, was arrested Friday on charges
of criminal association aimed at money
laundering and tax evasion.
"Infront has and never had whatsoever
business relationships or involvements
with the Swiss consultancy company Tax
& Finance and/or Mr Andrea Baroni,"
Preziosi supposedly accepted a 15 million
euro ($17 million) payment that was made
through Switzerland and can be traced
back to Infront and tax consultancy com-
pany Tax and Finance.
"I added the money needed for our
budget," Preziosi said, confirming that
Genoa s offices were searched by financial
police on Friday. "The account is traceable
and all of the operations were done simply
and clearly, so if needed we are prepared
to provide any explanation that authorities
Infront paid 500,000 euros (more than
$500,000) to sponsor Bari s second shirt.
Lawyer Gian Michele Gentile said Loti-
to, a member of the Italian soccer fed-
eration s council, has not been officially
notified of the inquiry.
Financial police also reportedly raided
the offices of Mediaset s Reti televisive
Mediaset also issued a statement saying
all of its workers "have always worked
completely within the rules."
Milan prosecutors could not be reached
Italian football has been rocked by scan-
dals over refereeing arrangements, betting
and match-fixing in recent years. Most
notably, the 2006 Calciopoli scandal
resulted in Juventus relegation to Serie
B and penalties for several other top clubs.
confirms Italian TV inquiry PARIS---Former France striker Djibril Cisse
has been released by police after being
detained for questioning as part of an inves-
tigation into a blackmail case that allegedly
involves another football player.
The Versailles prosecutor s office said in a
statement that Cisse was released without
appearing before a judge.
Three other people were also placed in cus-
tody yesterday morning over an extortion
Cisse was question of suspicion of con-
spiracy to blackmail, a charge with a maximum
prison sentence of five years.
A prosecutor s spokeswoman said the iden-
tity of the victim won t be revealed "out of
respect for his/her private life." According to
reports in the French media, the extortion
plot targeted another France international.
The 34-year-old Cisse, whose career has
been marred by injuries, is currently without
a club. A former Liverpool player, Cisse scored
nine goals in 41 games for France. (AP)
Golden Boot award
for Europe's top scorer
Cisse freed after
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