Match-fixing scandal

Pesoli calls off protest

August 15, 2012
By ESPN staff
Italian defender Emanuele Pesoli has brought an end to his hunger strike after four days.

• Pesoli chains self to FIGC HQ

Pesoli, who left Siena to join Verona in July, was given a three-match ban on Friday as part of the punishments the FIGC handed out over the match-fixing scandal in the country.

The 31-year-old had said he was going on hunger strike as he "would like to confront those who accuse me" and had been chained to the gates of FIGC headquarters ...

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