CAS 2019/A/6367 Paris Saint-Germain & Neymar Da Silva Santos Junior v. UEFA

CAS 2019/A/6367 Paris Saint-Germain & Neymar Da Silva Santos Junior v. UEFA
On 17 February 2020, CAS reduced a sanction imposed by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (UEFA CEDB) on Neymar Da Silva Santos Junior (Player) for abusing match officials after a Champions League match.

Facts and Procedure

 

On 6 March 2019, Paris Saint-Germain (Club) played in its stadium against an English club. The Player did not participate in the match due to an injury. He attended the game as a spectator, watching from a part of the stadium reserved for players and team officials.

In the first half of the match, the referee halted the play and indicated that he had been contacted by the Video Assistant Referees (VAR) to review the video footage of a blocked shot. After concluding his review, the...

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