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Barcelona ordered to stop fielding six under age players

Soccer ruling body FIFA ordered Barcelona to stop fielding six foreign players under the age of 18 because their signings don’t comply with its regulations.

26th February, 2013
Lionel Messi.

Soccer ruling body FIFA ordered Barcelona to stop fielding six foreign players under the age of 18 because their signings don’t comply with its regulations.

South Korea’s Lee Seung Woo, 15, and Cameroon’s Patrice Sousia, who plays in an under-13 category, are among youth-team players who have stopped competing while Barcelona appeals the decision, a club official said by telephone today.

FIFA didn’t immediately respond to an e-mail seeking comment. Under...

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