The European Commission has imposes a fine of €12.5 million on Nike after it prevented the free sale in European of popular football merchandising, said European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager.

The illegal practices took place between 2004 and 2017 and Nike, as the owner of the commercial rights for the merchandising of FC Barcelona, Manchester United, Juventus, Inter Milan, AS Roma and the French national team, violated the EU's rules on the sales of team merchandise.


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