Nasser Al-Khelaïfi acquitted.
Prosecuted by Swiss justice as the boss of beIN Media in a TV rights case, the president of Paris Saint-Germain was released on Friday.
“After four years of unfounded allegations, fictitious accusations and constant attacks on my reputation, the courts have completely cleared me,” he breathes, in a statement sent by the champions of France.
Today's verdict is a real victory.
He confirms that I have always acted with the strictest respect for the law and for procedures.
I have always trusted the justice with which I actively collaborated for many months to reject these totally unfounded accusations.
In each of my functions, I will continue to put all my energy into the service of sport, and even more at this time when it needs the mobilization of all living forces. "
The prosecution had requested 28 months' imprisonment for “unfair management” against the Qatari leader.
The ex-n ° 2 of Fifa Jérôme Valcke escapes prison and receives a 120-day suspended fine for a secondary charge.
Fifa trial: acquitted, Nasser Al-Khelaïfi escapes prison