41 Korean Soccer Players Receive Lifetime Bans for Match-Fixing
Forty one South Korean soccer players were given lifetime bans from the sport for engaging in the domestic game-fixing scandal in the summer of 2011.
Soccer’s international governing body FIFA announced on Wednesday that the players will be permanently banned from all soccer activities worldwide. However, 21 players who turned themselves in earlier during the 2012 voluntary reporting period may return to soccer after a probation period of between two and five years.
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