Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, president of Paris Saint-Germain, has been given a place in the executive committee of the UEFA. The 55 countries covered by the European football body are connected, offered there Thursday at a congress in Rome for permission.
The European Club Association (ECA) had the 45-year-old businessman from Qatar nominated. Its appearance in the UEFA board, is controversial, because there could be potential conflicts of interest. The UEFA is currently a research into the accounting of PSG, that much of its budget from Qatar.
Al-Khelaifi is also chairman of the BeIN Media Group, a major tv partner of the UEFA. This would also be unfair competition. Javier Tebas, the head of the Spanish football league La Liga, the UEFA therefore called Al-Khelaifi is not in the head office.