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SAD! Robinho jailed nine years for sexual assault

Robinho has been sentenced to nine years in prison by an Italian court after being found guilty of sexual assault.

The alleged incident took place in January 2013 when the Brazilian was playing for AC Milan.

Robinho, along with five other men, have been found guilty of sexually assaulting a 22-year-old woman at a nightclub in Milan. The former Manchester City forward is currently playing for Atletico Mineiro in Brazil.


About Robinho

Born, Robson de Souza on 25 January 1984), Robinho plays for Atlético Mineiro and the Brazil national team as a forward.

Robinho was personally picked by Brazil legend Pelé as his heir apparent and went on to lead Santos FC to their first Campeonato Brasileiro title since Pelé himself played for the club.

Since then, he has won a second title with Santos and two more with Spanish club Real Madrid.

He won the Italian Serie A title in his first season at Milan. Robinho has won one Copa América title and two FIFA Confederations Cups with the Brazilian national team, and played at two FIFA World Cups.


Career in perspective

Youth career
1996–2002 Santos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2005 Santos 108 (47)
2005–2008 Real Madrid 101 (25)
2008–2010 Manchester City 41 (14)
2010 → Santos (loan) 2 (0)
2010–2015 Milan 108 (25)
2014–2015 → Santos (loan) 20 (6)
2015 Guangzhou Evergrande 10 (3)
2016– Atlético Mineiro 50 (15)
National team
2004 Brazil U23 8 (3)
2003– Brazil 100 (28)

More to follow…


Source: Metro UK


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