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How the FIFA rules would permit Inter Miami to acquire Rodolfo Pizarro

FIFA’s rules allow any team to acquire the federative rights to a player, during a transfer window, without the need to negotiate directly with the player’s club, only by tendering the amount of the player’s recission clause in his contract. MIAMI, Fla. (February 9, 2020) — Even though Monterrey’s president had given Inter Miami until […]

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Inter Miami Hoy

Fútbol Law: Pellegrini, Carranza now count as domestic players

MIAMI, Fla. (February 4, 2020) — You might have missed it last week, but Inter Miami CF experienced an internal roster shakeup. Midfielder Matías Pellegrini and forward Julián Carranza have had changes to their immigration status. Both received what is commonly called a “green card”, which will alter their status on the team’s roster. The […]

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La Crisi Napolitana

As club struggles on the pitch, the chairman is embroiled in a dispute with players that has drawn the attention of the Italian and International Player Associations. What is the limit of an owner’s authority over matters relating to players? NAPOLI (December 10, 2019) — Last week, Napoli chairman and owner Aurelio De Laurentiis told […]