French football federation boss target of sexual harassment probe


Noël Le Graët, 81, the head of the French football federation who was this month forced to take leave from his post pending the outcome of an administrative inquiry into his alleged misconduct, has been formally placed under investigation in a judicial probe into his suspected sexual harassment of a football agent.

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The head of the French Football Federation Noël Le Graët has been placed under investigation for sexual harassment, prosecutors told AFP on Tuesday, days after he was suspended from his duties amid an escalating row sparked by derogatory comments he made about French football legend Zinedine Zidane, reports FRANCE 24.