The former DFB President Reinhard Grindel is also stepped from its international Offices in the associations, Uefa and Fifa. He will give up his Post as Vice-President of the European football Union and the Council of the world Federation, informed, the former head of the German football Association on Wednesday in a personal statement. This he wrote in a letter to Uefa President Aleksander Ceferin.
Grindel had already withdrawn eight days ago, after a series of missteps as DFB President. He'll take "responsibility on a national and international level," he explained. "It's especially important to protect the reputation of Uefa. Also, I don't want to burden the path of the Fifa transparency and Good Governance.“
in order for the international Offices, the 57-Year-old held on behalf of the DFB, are vacant, for the time being. In the case of the Uefa mandate for delivery until 2021, at the Fifa two years longer. Only the Uefa Congress of all the members of the continental Confederation can decide on a replacement of both Items.More about
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revelations about extra income and the adoption of an expensive watch had cost Grindel its DFB-Job. In his statement, he stressed on Wednesday that he was advised because of the gift by the previous Ukrainian Association boss Grigory Surkis in "no conflict of interest". "There was no unlawful agreement, and no influence. It's an unexplained innocence of me, this gift was not reported immediately to the competent Compliance officer.“ (dpa)