Previous
Dagenham & Redbridge
Crystal Palace
1
0
FT
Game Details
Real Madrid
Tottenham Hotspur
ESPN2 4:15 PM UTC
Game Details
Bayern Munich
AC Milan
ESPN2 6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
AS Monaco
Young Boys
6:45 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 1
Game Details
Ajax Amsterdam
Rapid Vienna
6:15 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 2
Game Details
Municipal
Real Salt Lake
1:00 AM UTC Aug 5, 2015
Game Details
Next

Khedira out for two months

Juventus
Read

Dzeko deal would improve Roma threat

Roma
Read
By ESPN Staff

Ex-Parma players could be investigated

Several former Parma players could be questioned as part of an investigation into fraudulent activity during the bankruptcy of Italian food giant Parmalat, then the club's biggest backer, in 2003.

Hernan Crespo is considering offers from outside Europe
Hernan Crespo is one of the former Parma players who could be questioned.

Parmalat's demise was brought about by fraud and false accounting, and it has been alleged that some leading Parma players of the time filed invoices for non-existent publicity appearances.

Gazzetta dello Sport has reported that investigators would like to talk to former players including Juan Sebastian Veron, Faustino Asprilla, Enrico Chiesa, Lilian Thuram, Dino Baggio, Hernan Crespo, Hristo Stoichkov and Tomas Brolin as part of their probe into the case.

They are part of a group of 26 individuals accused of extorting around 10 million euros from Parmalat during the company's decline.

Parma were heavily funded by the food giant during the 1990s -- the most successful era in their history, during which they won the European Cup Winners' Cup, the UEFA Supercup and the UEFA Cup and finished second in Serie A in 1997.

In 2004, as a result of the Parmalat scandal, Parma were declared insolvent, re-forming without the big names and the spending power and suffering their first relegation to Serie B in 18 years in 2008.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.