November 27, 2022
Prosecutor drops fraud and corruption charges against Neymar and other defendants for their transfer from Santos to Barcelona

Prosecutor drops fraud and corruption charges against Neymar and other defendants for their transfer from Santos to Barcelona

The Public Prosecutor announced, Friday (28), the withdrawal of the charges against Neymar, who was released before the Spanish court.


The Spanish Public Prosecutor’s Office announced on Friday (28) that it has dropped all fraud and corruption charges against the attacker. Neymar And other defendants who were investigated over the transfer of the football star saints to Barcelonathat took place in 2013.

Initially, prosecutors requested a two-year prison sentence for Paris Saint-GermainIn addition to paying a fine of 10 million euros (53.17 million Brazilian riyals).

However, with the charges dropped, Neymar, his father and other defendants, such as the former Barcelona president Sandro Russellfree before Spanish justice.

Also the former representative of the Catalan national team, Josep Maria Bartomeu He was not among the accused since the beginning of the investigations.

Barcelona, ​​Santos and the company N&N Consultingwho runs the striker’s career, also has no more outstanding issues with the Spanish judicial bodies, either Odilio Rodriguezthe former president of Peixe.

the group diswho initially filed the suit, spoke in an official memorandum (Read in full belowHe said he remained confident that justice would be served.

The NR Sportswho is currently managing Ney’s career, also released a statement on the matter (See full below).

A source close to Neymar’s family said: Reuters That Baker McEnzier’s office, which represents the athlete, will seek costs against the prosecution for what they consider to be “recklessness”, “bad faith” and “abuse of the process.”

In addition, they must also file a lawsuit for damages.

See group note dis About the case:

We declare that after the first days of the trial, the charges against the detachment remain the same.

On Monday (31) there will be final oral reasons for the parties, ending the oral stage of the trial. Then there will be a judgment by the judges.

There was only a change in the position of the Spanish Public Prosecutor (the Assistant Public Prosecutor), which led to the confusion of many concepts and the abundant evidence presented, and the withdrawal of charges, particularly by the Public Prosecutor who took up the case two weeks before the hearing, to replace his predecessor. .

However, the detachment’s claim remains intact and we are confident that justice will be served.

no more,

DIS . group

see note NR Sports About the case:

The Spanish Public Prosecutor’s Office announced, Friday (28), the withdrawal of all charges against Neymar Jr., his parents Neymar and Nadine, and the company N&N Consultoria.

The initial accusation was based exclusively on the single, special, and angular versions of the detachment group.

After the statements of all concerned parties, witnesses and experts, the Public Prosecutor’s Office, based on the evidence, finally dropped the charges, and issued a final judgment on the matter.

Thus, the Spanish judge is now following the same conclusion that was already given by FIFA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the highest body in football matters, which also ruled and recognized the legality of the transfer, in a final decision. , passed the trial.

Nearly ten years after the transfer and all the libelous, biased and negligent attempts by the special accused, which had caused immeasurable damage to the reputation, the case was closed permanently.