Lula hopes Robinho is not going down lightly: “Let him serve his sentence in Brazil”


The president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silvahope that the former forward of Choose Robinho fulfill to Brazil the nine-year prison sentence to which he was sentenced in Italy for rape. Robinho, 40, was convicted in 2017 of gang rape committed in 2013, while he was playing for Milan, of an Albanian woman who was celebrating her 23rd birthday at a Milan club. A judgment confirmed on appeal in 2020 and then finalized by the Italian Court of Cassation in 2022.

In early 2022, the Milan prosecutor’s office requested the extradition of the former player – full name Robson de Souza – and issued an international arrest warrant against him. Brazil does not extradite its citizens, but a Brazilian court is due to decide on March 20 whether Robinho, who is banned from leaving the country, should serve his sentence in a local prison.

“Robinho has already been convicted in Italy and should have served his sentence here. He will be tried this month. I hope he pays the price for his irresponsibility,” Lula said in a televised interview, adding that rape is an “unforgivable” act. “Every person who commits the crime of rape should be imprisoned,” the president continued. Robinho “was luckier than 99% of young Brazilians, he made a lot of money and became very famous. “I don’t need that,” added Lula.

They forced themselves to drink until they passed out.

According to the sentence that sentenced him in Italy, the former Brazilian international and five of his compatriots made their victim drink “until she lost consciousness and was unable to defend herself” and then had “several sexual intercourse ” to him. And the former player showed “particular contempt” for the victim, “brutally humiliated.”

Robinho last played in 2020 with Istanbul club Basaksehir, in the Turkish Superlig, before leaving the country to return to Brazil.

Source: La Verdad


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