After revelations about controversial recruitment forms will have to pay the French football Champions Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) a penalty of 100,000 euros. The disciplinary Committee of the French League (LFP) decided how this is announced on Tuesday evening. Three officials were responsible, got fines and probation.
In the affair had turned at the end of last year, the Prosecutor’s office. In the case of an investigation, it is suspected of discrimination based on origin, ethnic group, or nationality of potential players.
According to research by the investigative Internet newspaper “media part” in the framework of the so-called Football Leaks, the club had confirmed that the forms were used with illegal content from the recruitment Department. On the papers options like “French”, “the Maghreb were”, “West Indian” or “Black-African” is defined. The collection of ethnic data of persons is prohibited in France.