Football player sues over corruption allegations

20th March 2006, Comments 0 comments

20 March 2006, MUNICH - Germany and Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has initiated legal proceedings against a German tabloid newspaper that claimed he was involved in a betting scandal, his club confirmed Monday.

20 March 2006

MUNICH - Germany and Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has initiated legal proceedings against a German tabloid newspaper that claimed he was involved in a betting scandal, his club confirmed Monday.

Munich's tz newspaper made the allegations last Thursday and now the 21-year-old has filed a claim of libel and defamation of character with the city's prosecutor.

DPA

Subject: German news

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