the brazilian footballer Dani Alves faces a legal process in Barcelona, Spain, after being denounced by a 23-year-old woman for alleged sexual assault. The winger was transferred to the Brians 2 prisonwhere you will await the outcome of your case.
It is speculated that Alves could receive up to 12 years in prison for his alleged crime, for which he is already looking for the means to get out. One is the hiring of Cristóbal Martell, the very lawyer who saved Lionel Messi from a sentence for tax fraud.
The recent Pumas de México player could be added to a disastrous list of footballers who knew prison for being involved in criminal acts. We tell you four other stories of soccer figures who ended up behind bars.
RONALDINHO’S SMILE THAT DID NOT GO OFF
One of the most emblematic cases of recent times was that of Ronaldinho Gaúcho, also a Brazilian, who in 2020 was arrested and detained in Paraguay with his brother for possession of a false passport.
‘Dinho’ was deprived of his freedom for five months, although the truth is that only one spent him in jail and another four in a luxury hotel on bail. Great memories remained for the inmates of that first month, as ‘La Sonrisa del Fútbol’ shared several moments -including soccer matches- with them.
THE ‘SCORPION’ BEHIND BARS: HIGUITA’S NIGHTMARE
In 1993, the historic Colombian goalkeeper René Higuita he spent nine months in jail accused of participating in the negotiation to free the daughter of a partner of Pablo Escobar.
The soccer player had met the drug trafficker on June 30, 1991 and two years later he would be arrested for being, according to the Prosecutor’s Office, a mediator for the release of the daughter of Luis Carlos Molina Yepes, a major money launderer for the Medellín Cartel.
Higuita always assured that he was imprisoned as pressure to reveal the location of the “Patron”, of whom he confessed to being a friend. “The fact that I am a friend of Pablo Escobar does not mean that I am a drug trafficker. What I am is a footballer and that is what fills me with pride the most, ”he then told the press in his country.
ADAM JOHNSON, CONVICTED OF SEXUAL ABUSE
Adam Johnson, a former Sunderland and Manchester City player, was sentenced in 2016 to six years in jail for sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl. The soccer player admitted to having kissed the teenager, but claimed not to have had sex with her.
The same way, Johnson was sentenced to six years, although he only served half of his sentence and was released. He recovered his freedom, but not his career, as he was ousted from his local league and the country’s federation withdrew his recognition after the 12 games in which he defended the English team.
BRUNO AND A FEMINICIDE THAT SHOCKED BRAZIL
Bruno Fernandes de Souza was a prominent goalkeeper for Flamengo in 2010 and was about to finalize his transfer to AC Milan in Italy, when a woman reported that the player had failed to pay child support for her newborn son.
This scenario led the goalkeeper to plan the murder of his son’s own mother, Eliza Samudiowho sought to prove that Bruno was the father in order to receive the corresponding pension.
According to the player’s own confession, the plan included a total of nine people, including friends of the athlete, another ex-girlfriend and his ex-wife. A military friend of Bruno’s strangled the woman, who was then dismembered and her remains combined with Rottweiler dog food. The model’s body was never found. The goalkeeper was released in 2007 despite having been sentenced to 22 years in prison.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT DANI ALVES
WHAT IS THE PRISON WHERE DANI ALVES IS LIKE?
Alves was taken to the Brians 1 prison, where he stayed for three nights until he was transferred to neighboring Brians 2, which has cells with better equipment and offers “greater security for inmates” and “normal coexistence.” KNOW HERE HOW IT IS.
THIS IS THE TESTIMONY OF THE WOMAN WHO ACCUSES DANI ALVES OF ALLEGED SEXUAL ABUSE
The serious accusation against Dani Alves for alleged rape by a young Spanish woman continues to worsen. And it is that the preventive detention of the veteran brazilian soccer player Added to this are the heartbreaking statements of the victim when offering her testimony about her terrible experience, shocking everyone in Spain with her harsh and explicit words. look what she said HERE.
THE 7 EVIDENCE FOR SEXUAL RAPE ACCUMULATED BY THE MOSSOS D’ESQUADRA AGAINST DANI ALVES
With each passing day his situation becomes more complicated. Dani Alves He is in preventive custody after being formally accused of sexual abuse against a 23-year-old woman in a nightclub in Barcelona and, according to the evidence that the Mossos d’Esquadra – as the autonomous police of Catalonia are known – have already accumulated seven pieces of evidence that would seriously compromise him. know them HERE.