President of FIGC
| Carlo Tavecchio|
| 13 July 1943 (age 72) (1943-07-13) Ponte Lambro, Italy|
President of Lega Nazionale Dilettanti
Carlo Tavecchio Wikipedia
Carlo Tavecchio (born 13 July 1943) is an Italian politician, sports executive, and administrator, who is serving as president of the Italian Football Federation since 11 August 2014. On 6 March 2017 Tavecchio was re-elected as president of the Italian federation for a second term.
For 4 legislatures held the office of Mayor of Ponte Lambro. For 15 years he was president of an amateur company From 1987 to 1992 he was Director of the Regional Committee of Lombardy. From 1992 to 1996 he was Vice President of the National Amateur League. Since 1996 he is Chairman of the Regional Committee of Lombardy. Since 1999 he holds the position of Chairman of the National Amateur League.
On 7 October 2014, Tavecchio was banned by UEFA for racist remarks for six months:
"England identifies the subjects that come in, if they have the professionalism to get them to play, but we say that Opti Poba came here, that before he ate bananas, now plays holder in Lazio and that's okay. In England he must demonstrate its curriculum and its pedigree ...."
He was not allowed to hold any UEFA position and was barred from the UEFA congress of March 2015.
On 1 November 2015, an audio tape of Tavecchio became public, in which he disparages Jews and gays.
Tavecchio has been tried and convicted five times since 1970.In 1970, he was sentenced to four months for forgery of credit title
In 1994, he was sentenced to twenty eight months two days for tax evasion and value-added tax
In 1996, he was sentenced to three months for failure to pay social security deductions and insurance
In 1998, he was sentenced to three months for omission or falsification of reports
In 1998, he was again sentenced to three months for abuse of office for violation of anti-pollution regulations
Tavecchio is married, with one daughter.