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There is no suggestion that Beckham and the others wilfully defied FIFA. It is believed the message from FIFA was not distributed effectively.The embarrassment to FIFA is magnified by the fact that when new president Gianni Infantino staged a glitzy campaign launch for his presidency in February in London, he paraded some of those who played in the ‘banned’ match as supporters: Figo, Capello and Roberto Carlos. And in a PR stunt days after winning, he invited some who had played in the banned match for a kickabout at FIFA house, including Shevchenko, Figo, Pires and Deco.
Roberto Carlos, who is player/coach at Delhi Dynamos, also featured in the match in Kuwait Beckham (right) poses with Figo (second right), Michel Salgado (second left) and Roberto CarlosThe Mail on Sunday, in conjunction with Ekstra Bladet newspaper in Denmark, has conducted a wide-ranging investigation into the circumstances in which Kuwait was suspended from FIFA.
The world governing body has confirmed to the MoS: ‘In regard to the Football Champions Tour [of which the Kuwait game was a part], FIFA was buy osrs gold assured by the organisers at the time that it is a “private event” where “no active players, coaches or referees” participate. This matter is currently being further reviewed by FIFA.’In theory, any football professional involved in the game could face sanction under FIFA statute 14.3, which states. (0)