Players who had problems with the law

Players who had problems with the law
Semedo has ended in prison. Photo: EFE

Elite footballers often lead a completely different life from a young age, completely different from a human generally. Wrapped in a bubble of fame, pretty girls, money and ego through the air, except in cases with head screwed, usually they occur face to face with reality when they leave football. Some even earlier, already they have or have had problems with the law. We remind some cases of players who had problems with justice.

Semedo, four complaints in a few months and imprisonment for threatening, binding and kidnapping a man 

A jewel, the player signed for Villarreal in the summer of 2017. In a few months, He was denounced for assaulting a man with a bottle, pull a gun on a club hostess in Valencia and kidnapping, throws, hit, even threatening to cut off a finger and retaining a guy addition to stealing at home. A case that has cost the young player entering prison Picassent (Valencia).

Benzema, a recidivist guy with legal problems

Sports extra problems have dogged the French. Shortly after arriving to Madrid he crashed his Q7, after he was accused of performing sprinting with their sports through the streets of Madrid and Ibiza and driving without driving license. and up 7 sometimes it has been involved in trouble at the wheel but has not been the only.

In 2014, jumped another scandal when Zahia, a prostitute for 17 years accused Benzema and Ribery for child abuse after allegedly maintaining relationships with them. Finally, both were acquitted but the case was there as an accident more in the curriculum French. If this and continuing problems with traffic wardens were few, He is missing the latest scandal.

supposedly, Mathieu Valbuena, French player was blackmailed with an alleged porn video involving the player and would be distributed over the Internet if the player did not pay 150.000 euros. It is not known exactly which part of this story Benzema but the truth is that the player has spent a night held by Justice of Paris.

Messi, Christian and Finance, footballers problems with the IRS

Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi had to go through the courts for tax evasion. They are not the only footballer gotten into these issues. Other big-name players have been or are being investigated for similar topics. Without going further, Fabio Cannavaro was sentenced to 10 months in jail 2015.

René Higuita spent time behind bars, Freddy Rincon wanted by Interpol and accused Adriano, all problems related to drug trafficking

The eccentric and legendary Colombian goalkeeper spent a few months behind bars for being linked to shady business related to a mobster poster country. Another fellow countryman, Freddy Rincon, He also had serious problems with international justice and came to be put on wanted by Interpol. Adriano, “the emperor” former teams like Inter or Roma, He was charged by prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro for relationship issues with drug trafficking.

Interpol tab Freddy Rincon.
Interpol tab Freddy Rincon.

Football players and speed

They were not few players who have struggled with their high-powered cars and speeding. Benzema, It was hunted over 200 with his luxury sports car on the ring road of Madrid. Drenthe, It was caught in Alicante also exceeding the speed. Kluivert faced a trial in prison for the death of a person in an accident while playing for Ajax. Miguel Brito, He ran over a mother and daughter with the result of a dead while playing for Valencia. Michael Ballack was caught at high speed while on holiday in Spain and so many more.

Caminero accused of very serious issues, Tomas Reñones and Operation Malaya

Legendary former Atletico and Valladolid, It was charged in an operation of drug trafficking and money laundering thereof. A very serious matter certainly. Tomas Caminero Reñones former teammate at Atletico, He was arrested and spent several months in prison for the Malaya case.

Too many players convicted violence issues, Maradona takes the cake

Many others have been convicted or charged with issues of violence. Gary Medel ended handcuffed after a scuffle with police, Betis Ruben Castro accused of assaulting his girlfriend, Maradona, put in 1000 Y 1 problems with justice, He has attacked journalists who has come to strike, shooting an airgun and even stepped foot in your car. And if that was not enough, it came to filter a video where he beat his young bride in a total waste of paper.

Gary Medel ended handcuffed by an issue of violence.

Gerrard ended arrested after a fight in a bar, Marcos Rojo for a similar incident or Paul Gascoigne to his problems with alcohol led him to get into a few of these. Cantona was also arrested a few hours by flying kick at Crystal Palace fan in 1995. Hope Solo US the doorkeeper was also arrested on a matter of violence.

These cases are just a grain of sand in a desert where there are many more cases of professional football players and athletes in general involved. If in addition we talked about presidents who have ended up behind bars for very murky issues and various shenanigans we would not finish never this article. So that, We leave it for another day.

Alberto Llopis

Hanged for football fully. Attempt to gather letters and tell stories in Specialist retro football Current. Football Coach Level II. You can follow me on @AlbertiniLlopis @colgadosfutbol


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