translated from Spanish: Veracruz footballers will not play this Friday for non-payments

Players of Club Deportivo Veracruz will not play this Friday, October 18 in protest against the owners of the team due to the lack of payments to the footballers, who in some cases exceed 6 months of work.
This was made known by the president of the Mexican Association of Footballers (AMF), Alvaro Ortíz, who also called on other teams and players to stand in solidarity, as well as the owners who have outstanding payments.
Read more: 120 mdp save Veracruz from relegation; next tournament will be 19 teams
«Some players even up to six months owe them, from last tournament. The new ones haven’t gained a single weight since they started. There are props who are sleeping under the stadium on mattresses, the children of several classmates are running them out of school and a decision was reached, which is not going to be played next Friday,» Ortiz said in an interview with Fox Sports.

Alvaro Ortíz, president of the Mexican Association of Footballers, confirmed that the players of Veracruz will not show up and that they do not want to talk to the Liga MX or the FMF #FSRadio pic.twitter.com/nTZGp4eLJh
— FOX Sports (@FOXDeportes) October 16, 2019

In a statement, the AMF stated that this measure is backed by all players on national football teams, in the face of the «clear impact on their labour rights, integrity and dignity as professional players.» 
Interested: State audit investigates the contract duarte awarded to exploit the Red Sharks brand
Even Ortiz detailed that the effects are not only for the first team, as it is also due to the women of the squad, as well as the young people of the u20 cadre, who were lowered by 6 thousand to 3 thousand pesos. 

#Comunicado ??#AMFpro-FootballersUnited pic.twitter.com/L81FljiZjC
— AMFproMX (@AMFproMX) October 17, 2019

What we do in Animal Político requires professional journalists, teamwork, dialogue with readers and something very important: independence. You can help us keep going. Be part of the team.
Subscribe to Animal Politician, receive benefits and support free journalism.#YoSoyAnimal

Original source in Spanish

Related Posts

Add Comment