Section 1Contract Certification
Every Player Contract, or any renegotiation, extension or amendment of a Player Contract, entered into during the term of this Agreement shall contain a certification, executed separately by: (i) the person who executed the Player Contract on behalf of the Club, (ii) the player, and (iii) any player representative who negotiated the contract on behalf of the player confirming that the Player Contract, renegotiation, extension or amendment sets forth all components of the player’s remuneration for his playing of professional football from the Club or Club Affiliate and that there are no undisclosed agreements of any kind, express or implied, oral or written, or promises, undertakings, representations, commitments, inducements, assurances of intent, or understandings of any kind: (a) involving consideration of any kind to be paid, furnished or made available or guaranteed to the player, or Player Affiliate, by the Club or Club Affiliate either prior to, during, or after the term of the Player Contract; or (b) concerning terms of any renegotiation and/or extension of any Player Contract by a player subject to a Franchise Player or Transition Player designation.
In the same certification, the Club, player, and player representative will either confirm that, to the best of their knowledge, no conduct violative of Article 17 took place with respect to the contract, renegotiation, extension or amendment in question, or describe such conduct of which they are aware.
No contract will be approved by the Commissioner unless accompanied by the certifications required by Subsections (a) and (b) above.
Any failure to execute and submit a certification as required under Subsection 1(a) above shall be deemed evidence of a violation of Article 14, Section 1 of this Agreement. Any failure to execute and submit a certification as required under Subsection 1(b) above shall be deemed evidence of a violation of Article 17 of this Agreement.