CAS 2015/A/4152 Cerro Porteno v. Roberto Antonio Nanni & FIFA
This case was about an employment-related dispute between a player and a club, in which the club prematurely terminated the employment contract with the player on the basis of his alleged misconduct on several occasions.
After the first employment contracts between the parties expired, the parties simultaneously signed two contracts, i.e. the Sport Employment Contract and the Federative Rights Contract, both valid from 2 August 2012 until 31 July 2014.
Following several behavior incidents during a training session, the club put the player in default through a notary public.
As a measure of pressure following outstanding payments, the first team players (including the player) did not attend the pre-match preparations. Nevertheless, the match was played (with the player in the line-up), and the club won.
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