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Reinhard Grindel resigns form UEFA, FIFA ruling committees

AP  |  Frankfurt 

German has resigned as a vice and as a member of the Council, one week after being forced out as of his national federation.

says he wanted to protect the European body's reputation and confirmed his decision in a letter to

The former lawmaker had come under growing pressure at home for missteps leading the

resigned after reports of earning undeclared additional income. He also acknowledged accepting a luxury watch gift from a Ukrainian colleague at

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First Published: Wed, April 10 2019. 21:15 IST