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Hakimi indicted for rape: these footballers who have already had to deal with justice


Before the Parisian, other players have been accused of rape or sexual assault. Some were found not guilty, others were convicted. Back to the biggest deals.

Daniel Alves, the most recent case

This is the most recent case.

Accused of rape by a young woman, Daniel Alves was placed in pre-trial detention on January 20, 2023 in the Brians prison complex, located about forty kilometers from Barcelona.

The facts with which he is accused took place on the night of December 30 to 31, 2022, in the toilets of a Barcelona nightclub.

In recent weeks, the Brazilian - who is no longer under contract with the Pumas - has changed his story.

After claiming that he did not know the young woman, he finally admitted having had a sexual relationship with her, but consented.

He should be tried by the end of the year, according to the Spanish press.

He faces up to ten years in prison.

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Benjamin Mendy, the most resounding affair

It is certainly the most resounding case of recent years.

On August 27, 2021, Benjamin Mendy is placed in pre-trial detention following four complaints for rape and one for sexual assault which allegedly took place between October 2020 and August 2021. Other charges follow.

And in the end, the Frenchman is charged with seven rapes.

On January 13, 2023, after a four-month trial, the player who still belongs to Manchester City (which suspended him) - described as a "


" and "

serial rapist

" by the prosecutor - is found not guilty of six rapes.

On the other hand, no verdict is pronounced for the seventh as well as for an accusation of attempted rape.

A second trial is to be held next June.


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Mason Greenwood, case closed

On January 30, 2022, Mason Greenwood is accused of domestic violence and attempted rape by his partner.

Placed in police custody, he was immediately suspended by Manchester United and Nike, his equipment supplier, terminated his contract.

He was quickly released under judicial supervision.

On October 15, 2022, he was again arrested for violating the latter.

And he is charged with "

attempted rape

" and "

wilful assault


Finally, while his trial is supposed to be held from November 27, 2023, the legal proceedings against him are abandoned on February 2, 2023 due to "the withdrawal of key witnesses

and new elements

", according to the statements of the spokesperson for the British prosecutor's office.

Read alsoPremier League: charges against Mason Greenwood (Manchester United) dropped for attempted rape

Robinho, an international arrest warrant

It was in January 2013 – when he was playing at AC Milan – that the Robinho affair began.

According to the media, quoted by AFP


the Brazilian and five of his friends would have made a young Albanian woman aged 22 drink until "

render her unconscious and unable to resist


Subsequently, they would have had “

multiple and consecutive sexual intercourse

” with her.

On November 23, 2017, he was sentenced to nine years in prison for “

group rape

by the court in Milan.

But he is not incarcerated.

In February 2022, the Milan public prosecutor's office issued an international arrest warrant as well as an extradition request for the attacker, who lives in Brazil, to serve his sentence in Italy.

However, the Brazilian constitution prohibiting extradition, Robinho should not be handed over to Italian justice.

Read alsoFoot: international arrest warrant against Robinho, sentenced for rape


, a dismissal

Back a little further in the past.

At the beginning of March 2011, the Olympique de Marseille player Brandão was placed in police custody before being indicted for rape.

A 24-year-old woman accuses the Brazilian of abusing her in a car after a night out.

He is then placed under judicial supervision.

A year and a half later, on September 28, 2012, he was finally dismissed due, in particular,

to "inconsistencies and contradictions

" in the complainant's version, explains the investigating judge in charge of the case. 'affair.

Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2023-03-03

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