PSG suspend partnership with Russian sponsor FONBET until the end of the season

As reported by France Bleu Paris, Paris Saint-Germain have taken the decision to suspend their partnership with sponsor FONBET, a Russian betting company, effective immediately, until the end of the season.

This comes after the company signed a sponsorship deal at the end of 2019, which was due to last until 2023. Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, PSG have become the third European side to cut ties with the gambling company, after AC Milan and Real Madrid.

Despite this, PSG maintain their youth academy in Moscow. Set up in 2019, the academy hosts 500 children this season. That said, the club operate 152 academies in 17 countries around the world, and are not alone in continuing in Russia: Barcelona, Juventus and Inter Milan have all left their Russian academies open.

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