The world Cup champion was sentenced to two years in prison

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Vincenzo Quintetto: Globallookpress.com

Former striker of Turin Juventus and against Italy Vincenzo Iaquinta was sentenced to two years imprisonment. It is reported by Football Italia.

38-year-old athlete was found guilty of illegal possession of weapons. Originally Iaquinto was accused of having links with the mafia, but the defense managed to justify it.

Father Iaquinta, Giuseppe also had been accused in the case, and his involvement in the Affairs of the mafia failed to prove. A man was sentenced to 19 years in prison.

Iaquinta kept the Magnum revolver, and a Browning pistol with ammunition at the request of the father, to whom it was forbidden to do in 2012 because of their links with criminal circles. According to the law, the former player has the opportunity to avoid imprisonment. He was given the right to appeal the verdict.

Iaquinta finished his career in 2012. In the Italian national team he became world champion in 2006. Striker is known for his Juventus and Udinese.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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