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Football agents’ fight with FIFA over antitrust restrictions goes to top EU court

By Lewis Crofts and Tono Gil
  • 11 Apr 2023 16:06
  • 11 Apr 2023 16:06
FIFA’s move to curb the power of agents in player transfers will come before judges at the EU’s highest court to assess whether the rules breach competition law, MLex has learned. 
The fight sees “super agent” Roger Wittmann take on football’s governing body in a German court, asking whether it

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Lewis Crofts


Lewis leads MLex's editorial strategy, content direction, quality and development. He has a reputation for breaking stories and providing analysis on complex legal disputes before regulators and courts around the globe. He has also developed MLex's unrivalled coverage of competition policy, litigation, regulation, Brexit and international investigations.

Tono Gil

Regulatory Reporter

Tono is a competition reporter for MLex in Brussels. Prior to joining MLex, he worked as a trainee in the European Parliament and as a correspondent in Valencia and Buenos Aires for the Spanish news agency EFE. Tono holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Valencia and a master in Transmedia Journalism.

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