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5 Footballing Scandals That Shocked The World


The footballers are the part of the discussion and controversy all of the times. It’s just like that they are surviving only because of the reporters who show with some meek words. This week was blown when Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy started talking on the intrusion topics.

Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy’s wife claimed that the allegation that they have been accused of are entirely baseless. Coleen Rooney accused that someone has used Rebekah Vardy’sVardy’s personal Instagram account and whatever she shared was leaked for a particular newspaper. However, this is not one of the scandals which are actually the biggest in the football world. There are many which are associated with football.

1. Robert Hoyzer

One of the controversial match fixings was the German football match in the year 2005, which was the part of the news and visual media all over the globe.

Robert Hoyzer was the person who was the central culprit

Robert Hoyzer was the person who was the central culprit, he was found guilty for German cup competition and Bundesliga, and he was penalized for this as well. He further got imprisonment for two years. The whole team was facing shame regarding this.

2. Adrian Mutu

Adrian Mutu was accused of the case of doping in the year 2004. The team thought that he would not be caught for this. When Chelsea asked him to plat further, the decision was not understood. However, when he was caught, he was banned for seven months.

3. Ryan Giggs

Ryan Giggs adultery case was the part of headlines because he was always known as the top footballer who didn’t have any controversial news attached to him. However, later, it was known that he slept with the Imogen Thomas for eight years.

4. Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand has always had the same status as of Terry and Giggs. He was a key player at Manchester United and was considered as one of the finest players. However, he forgot to have the test due to which he was banned for eight months as well lost Euro campaign in 2004.

5. Calciopoli

Calciopoli – Italian football has never been far away from the news when it comes to controversies.

This was the biggest controversies of all. Juventus was not only stripped of multiple league titles but was also relegated down to Serie B.

Investigated by the police, telephone recordings picked up some interesting conversations between club managers and Italian football officials, many clubs were found guilty of influencing the match referees appointments to favour their clubs.

Lazio, AC Milan, Fiorentina, and Reggina were all given punishments as a result of the investigation, but it was Juventus who suffered the most at the time.

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