Daniel Alves try to quit the jail. Through his lawyer, Christopher Martellthe Brazilian footballer filed an appeal before the Barcelona Court. The strategy aims not to go into the merits of the accusation, related to the rape of a 23-year-old woman, but to give the court guarantees in the sense that the player will remain in Barcelona until the trial is carried out, which, In short, it will determine your responsibility.
According to the newspaper La Vanguardia, Martell presented to the court the provision for different measures that guarantee that the player will not leave Barcelona and that he will be permanently locatable. The use of a telematic bracelet and the daily signature are two options that the athlete is willing to accept, according to his defender.
“Martell admits that in that small bathroom in the reserved room of the Sutton nightclub on Tuset street there were sexual relations between Alves and the young woman, but that, contrary to the complainant’s account, they were consented to by both. And justifies the different versions of the footballer assuring that he avoided at first recognizing that he had committed infidelity to his wife”, says the Hispanic media.
The document, presented in Court number 15 of Barcelona, must be known by the prosecutor and by the defense of the victim, who will have five days to present the respective appeals.
In module 13 of Brians 2, the penitentiary where he is confined, Daniel Alves shares a cell with Coutinhoa compatriot sentenced for the rape of a minor, whom he knew, since he is a bodyguard who provided services to Ronaldinho.
The same medium publishes that the footballer does not receive special treatment. He also maintains that he has insisted on his innocence, assuring that the sexual relations for which he is accused were “consensual”..
On that plane, according to the journalistic version, he has said that he will face the situation firmly. “I will accept what comes. I left home when I was barely 15 years old. I have overcome in my life very difficult and complicated situations. This will be one more that will pass. nothing scares me”, he stated in an internal dialogue.
The legal panorama is not too auspicious for the side. According to the law of ‘yes is yes’, the penalties to which he is exposed fluctuate between four and 12 years in prison.