Feyenoord have won the case against Lazio for the transfer of Stefan de Vrij. The CAS (Court of Arbitration for Sport) in Lausanne has decided that Lazio will have to pay more than half of the amount requested by the Dutch club. Feyenoord have, however, already announced that they want to continue legal proceedings to obtain the full amount.
In the summer of 2014, Lazio bought defender Stefan de Vrij from Feyenoord for 7 million euros to be paid in three installments, the last of 2 million. This is precisely the cause of the CAS dispute, as it did not arrive at Feyenoord due to an electronic theft. According to the Rome prosecutor’s office and Lazio, a hacker in fact intercepted the transfer and subtracted the sum.
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