Paris Saint Germain lives hours of shock: the club confirmed that the soccer player Aminata Diallo was arrested after being accused of being a participant in an attack against Kheira Hamraoui, his teammate in the French entity.
“Paris Saint-Germain can confirm that Aminata Diallo was arrested this morning by the Versailles Regional Police Service as part of open proceedings following an attack on the Club’s players last Thursday night. Paris Saint-Germain condemns in the strongest terms the violence committed ”, highlighted the institution in a brief statement that they disseminated on social networks
The French newspaper L’Equipe reported that Diallo – a midfielder for PSG and the French national team – was in police custody during the early hours of this Wednesday after being found at his home in the commune of Marly-le-Roi (Yvelines). The suspicion that weighs on the 26-year-old player is that was part of a “violent attack” against Hamraoui, a 31-year-old midfielder who has a past at Barcelona and returned to the Paris club in the middle of this year.
The event would have occurred during the night of last Thursday, November 4: “Around 10:30 PM, he arrived close to his house. While he was still in the car, driven by Aminata Diallo, he saw two strangers appear with their faces masked by ski masks “, was one of the details provided by a relative of the victim. Hamraoui had spent the night in the restaurant of the Bois de Boulogne in Paris in the company of her colleagues and the coaching staff.
He was returning home with two other members of the Parisian team when one of the two men who approached her took her out of the vehicle and hit her on the legs repeatedly with an iron bar. After a few minutes of a brutal attack, the people fled and Hamraoui had to be rushed to the Poissy hospital where they applied “Various points on the legs and hands”.
The French Justice now will take a statement from Diallo to understand if he had a role in this “mysterious matter” in which his partner was involved. The midfielder has belonged to the capital’s entity since 2016, but had steps on loan from the Utah Royals of the United States and Atlético Madrid of Spain. The footballer of Guinean roots was part of the youth teams of France and since 2017 she began to have citations for the senior team.
The aforementioned French media speculates with a possible “internal rivalry” in PSG, although it also mentions that Diallo and Hamraoui compete in a way for a place in the French national team. The player accused of the attack had just extended her contract in the middle of this year with PSG until June 2022.
Hamraoui had had an extensive first stay at PSG between 2012 and 2016, but then emigrated to Lyon and later to Barcelona before returning in 2021 to the Paris club. More than 30 games in the national team, was part of the two Champions Leagues raised by Lyon in 2017 and 2018, in addition to having celebrated the Champions title in 2021 with the Blaugrana.
An investigator confirmed to the French newspaper that they have a line of investigation linked to a dispute inside the PSG: “There is nothing villainous in this assault, since nothing was stolen from the two young women who were in this car at the time of the facts. One of the attackers attacked Kheira Hamraoui, at the height of his legs, as if he wanted to prevent her from practicing her profession for a while. The track of an internal rivalry within PSG is notably explored “.
THE PSG COMMUNICATION
Paris Saint-Germain can confirm that Aminata Diallo was arrested this morning by the Versailles Regional Police Service as part of open proceedings following an attack on the Club’s players last Thursday night.
Paris Saint-Germain condemns the violence committed in the strongest terms.
Since Thursday night, the Club has taken all the necessary measures to guarantee the health, well-being and safety of its entire women’s team.
Paris Saint-Germain is working with the Versailles Police to clarify the facts. The Club is paying close attention to the progress of the proceedings and will study what actions to take.
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They arrested a PSG footballer for a violent attack on a teammate