Brazilian footballer, Robinho has reportedly been sentenced to nine years in prison after being found guilty of sexual assault.
The former Manchester City and Real Madrid striker was sentenced to prison in Italy on Thursday for sexual assault in Milan nightclub four years ago.
The alleged incident occurred in January 2013, when Robinho was playing for Milan in Serie A.
He was found guilty in absentia by an Italian court for sexually assaulting a 22-year-old Albanian woman.
Reports in Italy claim the former Manchester along with five others, was implicated for an attack on an Albanian girl in a Milan nightclub in January 2013.
“to the point of making her unconscious and unable to resist”. They were then said to have engaged in “sexual intercourse multiple times in a row” with her.
Robinho has denied the charges and can appeal the decision.
The 33-year-old is currently playing for Atletico Mineiro in Brazil. He has 100 international caps for his country.
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