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Neymar, Rosell and Bartomeu must go on trial for the signing of the Brazilian in 2013

Published:27/07/2022 - 19:03h

Updated:27/07/2022 - 19:03h

The arrival of Neymar to the FC Barcelona in 2013 follows having legal repercussions for the player and the involved. Two exdirectivos culés, in addition to the player and his surroundings will confront a judicial process in October

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The footballer of the PSG, Neymar, will have to assist the next month of October to the citación that issued The Audience in Spain for esclarecer the irregularities that presented in his signing to the FC Barcelona in 2013. A situation that began after an indictment by part of the investment fund D.I.S Esportes And Organizaço of Events LTDA to which belonged him 40% of the rights of the player.


According to the Brazilian organisation, would not have earned what owed by the signing of the Brazilian star to the picture culé. In this sense, exists an indictment by swindle in which they also are included the ex-presidents of the Barça, Sandro Rosell and Josep Bartomeu. On the other hand, the Federation of Associations of Professional Sportsmen of Brazil signals, to the equal that D.I.S, alleges that it did not fulfil with the percentage that corresponded him by the traspaso of the footballer.

In front of this, the fiscalía has requested 10 million euros of fine for the player of the PSG and 2 years of prison. Likewise, Sandro Rosell and the parents of Neymar also would have penalty of prison by the presumptive crimes of corruption in the businesses. Of equal form, exists a fine of around 1,4 million euros for N&N, familiar company of the Brazilian footballer.

Process to begin

As it informs 'El País', the trial will initiate on 17 October and will last 7 sessions in which the accused will confront the charges of corruption between individuals and swindle by an apparent mock agreement in the negotiation of the contracting of Neymar that gave between 2011 and 2013. Previously, already there was a process which finished in an agreement between the Barça and D.I.S By 5.5 million euros in 2016. In that moment, left free of all charge to the Brazilian, to Rosell and Bartomeu.

As it indicates the information the Barça would have issued payments by 70 million euros by Neymar when it still was player of Santos. When being an unofficial payment, the percentage that corresponded him to D.I.S Was lower. In 2011 it issued a payment of 40 millions and in 2013, when it closed his signing one of 30.

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