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Everton's Yerry Mina charged with breaching betting regulations

Yerry Mina charged with breach of betting regulations by the Fa Credit: PA

Everton defender Yerry Mina has been charged with misconduct in relation to a breach of the Football Association's betting regulations, the FA has announced.

According to the FA, Mina has been charged with breaching FA Rule E8 (3) by "participating in an advertisement for betting activity which is prohibited from engaging in."

It is understood the charge relates to an advert which Mina - who has until Friday to provide a response - appeared in for Betjuego in his home country of Colombia earlier this year.

Page 2: 16:01Stringent rules are in place with regard to sports betting in order to prevent, among other things, match-fixing and spot-betting.

The relevant section from the 2018-19 FA Handbook states: "An individual participant, when acting in a personal capacity, shall not be permitted to advertise or promote any betting activity that the participant is prohibited from engaging in by Rule E8(1) or E8(2)."