English Soccer Player Fights Club Over Image Rights

By Silvia Martelli (June 20, 2022, 4:30 PM BST) -- A Turkey-based soccer player has hit back at AFC Bournemouth over a £280,000 ($343,000) damages lawsuit, saying that his former English club should have clarified that some of his actions were a breach of their licensing deal for using his image.

Jordon Ibe said in a reply filed at the High Court on June 13 that his former football club, Bournemouth — which will play next season in England's top tier, the Premier League — should have clarified that he was violating his obligations under the agreement for photographic and image rights.

Ibe, who currently plays for Turkish second tier club...

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