“I feared for my life. I know how things went ”, these are the words of Harry Maguire who says he was beaten by the Greek police in Mykonos.
“I don't feel I have to apologize to anyone, apologies are made when you've done something wrong,” says Harry Maguire beaten by the police. The Manchester United defender and captain, on the BBC, says he was beaten up by the Greek police.
Maguire recounts the episode that saw him protagonist during his vacation in Mykonos and which cost him arrest and sentenced him to 21 months and 10 days in prison. Penalty suspended with suspended sentence for the next three years and exclusion from the English national team for the next commitments in the Nations League.
The accusation against him was of having caused a fight with the Greek police , a charge for which Maguire had immediately announced the appeal.
“I don't feel I have to apologize to anyone, apologies are made when you've done something wrong. I don't wish it to anyone – Maguire's words – Obviously the situation has made things difficult for one of the biggest clubs in the world, so I'm sorry to have put the fans and the club in the middle, but I didn't do anything wrong ”.
“ They beat me a lot on the legs , I was in a panic – the player said – I was afraid for my life. I found myself in a situation that could happen to anyone, anywhere. I know what happened that night, I know the truth ”. He was given a suspended sentence of 21 months and 10 days on Tuesday, but has since appealed. There will then be a full retrial before a higher court. (Source Corriere dello Sport).
Source: Blitz Quotidiano