Ex Brazilian Footballer, Robinho Gets 9 Years In Prison Sentence For Raping A Young Albanian Woman
A Brazilian footblaler, Robinho will be spending his next 9 years in jail.
The sentence comes on accusations of participating in a gang rape of a young woman at a nightclub in Milan in 2013, Italian media report.
The sentence was confirmed by a Milan Court of Appeal on Thursday.
Robinho, former player of Real Madrid and Manchester City, played in the Milan in that season and participated with a friend, Ricardo Falco, in the rape of an Albanian girl who was celebrating in a local acquaintance in Milan his 23rd birthday.
He contract club Santos, was forced to terminate his contract due to pressure from the sexual violence conviction he received in Italy.
In a statement published by Santos, it was explained that the operation was suspended so that the player could “concentrate exclusively on his defense in the process that takes place in Italy.”
Robinho denied the accusations in 2014, when the news broke that Italy was investigating him for these events.
In 2009, while participating in the English league, it emerged that Robinho was being investigated by the police for an alleged rape in a nightclub in Leeds (center), although, after being subjected to interrogation, he was released on bail.