Group teams League MX, the first professional divisions of Mexican football, have become innocent Federal Commission for Competitionwho is investigating them monopolistic practices player transfer market.
Suspicion of national clubs' contracts has increased in recent years, as several players have been protesting and revealing details of what they called "Covenant of Knights", a type of unpublished agreement that specifies which players can be signed and which are not in summer and winter exchanges.
In an interview published this week in the newspaper Country, member of the Mexican national team and militant Porto de la Liga, Héctor Herrera, He complained about the way in which the ball professionals are treated in Mexico: "I think if the managers or the persons responsible for it were not so selfish … that they were trying to see for the future of the player, the Mexican national team because it involves a lot of things. , there would be three Mexicans in EuropeMexican football He has great players who can be in Europe. "
The Coffee On June 29 this year, he launched a survey of how players are hired by professional clubs. Examining the League and the Mexican Football Federation will take 30 to 120 days from this date, the agency said, which was published in the Official Journal of the Federation. The unit clarifies that working hours can be extended up to four times.
The yesterday bulletin states that practices are considered illegal, consistent "in contracts, agreements, arrangements or combinations" between economic agents who change their market to their advantage. The third part denotes prohibited actions that "divide, divide, allocate or store parts or parts of the current or potential market of goods and services through customers, suppliers, times or spaces designated or identifiable."
"Competition rules have not yet been curtailed"
Therefore, Coffee It contains elements for the initiation of investigations within the meaning of Articles 66 and 71 of the Federal Competition Act. Notice "should not be construed as prejudicing the responsibility of any economic agent", in this case football teams.
ESPN reported last Tuesday that Cruz Azul and América clubs were informed about Cofece inquiries, which were extended to other league teams that were – according to the television network – insured computer equipment. , Unnamed source told ESPN that for now no one can take some equipment and has already restricted the entry of new computers into the Federation. All staff of the League and the FMF are the subject of this investigation, the source adds.