UEFA bosses helped cover up PSG 'financial fair play’ fraud

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While money is not everything in football, it certainly plays a major role in the professional game. Over a period of just a few years, PSG has distanced all potential rivals in France’s top-flight Ligue 1 division and carved a place for itself among the biggest teams in Europe. But, according to documents obtained by German news magazine Der Spiegel, gathered under the project Football Leaks, (see more on the source here) and studied by Mediapart and its partners in the media network European Investigative Collaborations (EIC) behind the sporting achievement is a backdrop of cheating the financial rules of the administrative body governing European football clubs, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA).