Noel Le Graet 'resigns as president of the French Football Federation'

Noel Le Graet ‘resigns as president of the French Football Federation’ one month following his suspension after alleged sexual harassment claims and ‘phone call rows’ with Zinedine Zidane

The president of the French Football Federation has resigned from his position just a month after being suspended following sexual harassment allegations, according to reports.

After an urgent meeting in January among the FFF executive committee Noel Le Graet was initially suspended following a week of high controversy.

According to RMC media in France, via GetFrenchFootballNews Le Graet has now stood down having been in the role since 2011.

Le Graet initially sparked chaos in French media after publicly denouncing the managerial abilities of national legend Zinedine Zidane.

Days later, allegations of sexual harassment caused the president to face severe backlash and has now led to his suspension following an urgent meeting of the FFF executive committee.

Noel Le Graet has resigned from his role as French Football Federation president

Le Graet’s suspension came after a sports agent accused him of improper conduct over several years, saying he only showed sexual interest.

In an interview with L’Equipe, 37-year-old Sonia Souid claimed Le Graet made repeated approaches towards here between 2013 and 2017.

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