FIFA drug testing

FIFA reveals positive clenbuterol tests

October 17, 2011
Contaminated meat in Mexico led to traces of the banned drug clenbuterol being found in urine samples given by more than 100 players involved in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in June, the world governing body's medical chief has revealed.

Of the 24 squads involved, 19 - possibly including England's youth team - had several players showing the presence of clenbuterol but at concentrations lower than the prohibited level.

Positive tests for five players from the senior Mexico squad ...

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