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Wednesday September 23 2020
ANSA: FIGC investigates Suarez case

The FIGC Prosecutor’s Office has, according to news agency ANSA, opened an investigation into the exam taken by Luis Suarez in Perugia.

The Barcelona forward flew to Perugia for the examination last week to acquire Italian citizenship. The Italian passport was needed for him to sign with Juventus as an EU-player, but his short visit alerted some suspicion.

La Repubblica claimed the Guarda di Finanza looked into the examination and reportedly discovered irregularities.

Colonel Selvaggio Sarri, who already investigated the University for ‘their less than transparent activities’, told Radio Punto Nuovo that the Uruguayan ‘was awarded a diploma for an intermediary level, but we discovered it was all predetermined’.

ANSA reports the Prosecutor’s Office has opened an investigation into the case of the exam, and that chief Giuseppe Chiné has asked for the investigation documents of the ordinary judiciary of Perugia.

FIGC President Gabriele Gravina told Sky Sport Italia: “I think we are exaggerating. He arrived in Italy to complete his course of study.

“Let’s let the Federal Prosecutor work, if there are well-found assumptions, I think we must have confidence in our sporting justice.”

Colonel Sarri made clear to Radio Punto Nuovo that Juventus are currently not accused of wrongdoing.

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