Ángel María Villar in a council of the FIFA

THE PRESIDENT VILLAR, ARRESTED PERSON

They register the headquarters of the RFEF and detain to Villar

Published:18/07/2017 - 10:00h

Updated:18/07/2017 - 10:16h

The Operative Central Unit (UCO) of the Civil Guard is registering the headquarters of the Spanish Federation of Football in the frame of an operation anticorrupción, ordered by the National High Court, in which it expects a ten of arrests

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The Civil Guard has detained is tomorrow, between other people, to the president of the Spanish Federation of Football, Ángel María Villar, in the frame of an operation anticorrupción ordered by the National High Court, as they have informed to the Agency 'EFE' sources of the National High Court.

This investigation direct it the magistrate of the Central Court number 1 of the National High Court, Santiago Pedraz, and the public prosecutors Anticorrupción Inmaculada Violán and Esther González. In the next hours will know more data around this news. 

As it adds 'El País', the first pesquisas aim to supposed deals of favour of Villar to territorial leaders, using arbitrarily money of the RFEF, tending to obtain of them unconditional supports with seen to his reelection at most mandator of the Spanish football.

Villar Was reelected the past month of May and accumulates already 29 years at the head of the Spanish Federation of football. To finish his current mandate would finish with 32 years at the head of a charge in which it has kept a narrow relation with the FIFA, marked by the corruption does a year. 

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The agents indagan from does more than a year in supposed crimes of corruption between individuals, falsity, disloyal administration and undue appropriation. It will be necessary to see how finishes the case, but is clear that in the RFEF live this week difficult moments. 

Ángel María Villar, when it go of the FIFA in the 2019 (finish his period in the Executive Committee) will have guaranteeed by the international organism a plan of retirement of around three millions setecientos one thousand euros. That is to say, if the president of the Spanish Federation of Football says goodbye to his charge in this date, from then and during 21 years, will earn an annual quantity of almost 180.000 euros.

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