Luis Filipe Vieira has just resigned as president of Benfica, according A Ball. The decision was transmitted by letter to the president of the club's General Assembly. In the letter, Vieira alleges that, by being involved in the 'Red Card' case, can not continue to exercise their functions. The former president was charged with tax crimes and money laundering.

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The Portuguese leader announced last week, when he was detained for questioning, your suspension from office. Now comes the resignation. Rui Costa took over the management of the club Lisbon, which is experiencing an unprecedented crisis in recent years.