Portugal’s Semedo released on 10,000 euros bail after rape accusation

Olympiakos centre-back Ruben Semedo was launched on 10,000 euros ($11,860) bail on Thursday after the Portuguese worldwide was implicated of rape.

The taking a look at magistrate and the district attorney concurred the 27-year-old, implicated of the rape of a 17-year-old woman, might be launched with no limiting conditions, according to judicial authorities.

Semedo, who made the last of his 3 Portugal looks in November, was jailed on Sunday, after the teenage woman informed cops he, and a 40-year-old Nigerian guy, who was jailed on Monday, had actually drawn her back to his home and raped her.

The Sporting Lisbon academy item satisfied the woman at a bar in the seaside town of Oropos for beverages on Saturday and after that drove her to his house in the Athens suburban area of Glyfada where the woman stated she was raped.

Semedo affirmed personally to the taking a look at magistrate on Thursday afternoon.

He rejected the allegations, confessed he had sexual intercourse with the woman with her approval and he stated he did not understand her age, the judicial authorities informed AFP.

“Do not worry my friends, you’ll see,” Semedo informed press reporters collected outside the courtroom on Thursday.

Previously in the day the 17-year old likewise affirmed personally, along with the 40-year old Nigerian.

Greek champs Olympiakos stated previously today they would take no action versus the gamer, nor would they discuss the matter pending a judgement.

“Olympiakos fully respect the presumption of innocence,” a club declaration stated.

Semedo has actually just recently been connected with a relocate to Porto or Torino.

He signed up with Olympiakos 2 years back on a four-year agreement from Villarreal.

He left the Spanish club after being founded guilty of tried murder for which he was offered a five-year prison term, however he prevented going to jail in exchange for an eight-year restriction on going into Spanish area under an arrangement struck in 2020. He was likewise fined 46,000 euros ($54,550).


Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.