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Football Index Facebook ad banned by ASA

Stock exchange ordered to change marketing material after using teenage footballers in online ads

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a Football Index advert on Facebook for using teenage footballers to promote the gambling stock exchange. The paid-for ad, seen on Facebook in May 2019, used a picture of 19-year-old England footballer Jadon Sancho to explain how Football Index works. A complainant noticed that Sancho, along with other…

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