Brazilian soccer participant Dani Alves is being investigated for an alleged sexual assault that occurred in Barcelona final month, because the Superior Court docket of Justice of Catalonia confirmed this Tuesday.
“The courtroom of inquiry quantity 15 of Barcelona opened proceedings for an alleged crime of sexual assault attributable to a grievance filed by a girl towards a soccer participant for occasions that allegedly occurred in a nightclub in Barcelona final December,” reads the courtroom’s assertion .
“The matter is underneath investigation and we’ve got no additional data at the moment.”
A spokesperson for the courtroom confirmed to CNN that the allegations contain Dani Alves.
CNN reached out to Mexico’s UNAM, Alves’ present membership, for remark from the group and the participant, however didn’t instantly hear again. Alves denies any wrongdoing, in accordance with Reuters.
Alves is likely one of the most adorned footballers of his technology, with home titles in Spain, Italy and France. He additionally gained three Champions League titles Barcelona
Alves gained the Copa América with Brazil in 2007 and 2019. At 39, he grew to become Brazil’s oldest participant to function within the World Cup whereas that includes for Qatar when his group performed. Cameroon