The Italian Ministry of Justice requested the extradition of Brazilian former football player Robinho!

Former football player who has a final conviction for mass sexual assault against a woman in Italy Robinho The Italian Ministry of Justice sent an extradition request to Brazil.

According to the news of the Italian ANSA agency, the Italian Ministry of Justice has officially applied for extradition to Brazil for Robinho, who was sentenced to 9 years in prison on charges of mass sexual assault with his friends against an Albanian woman while he was running the ball in this country.

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The ministry also requested the extradition of 38-year-old Robinho, along with their friend Ricardo Falco and another Brazilian involved in the crime.

Meanwhile, it was stated that the Brazilian Constitution does not allow the extradition of Brazilians from their homeland to another country.


The Brazilian football player played in 108 matches between 2010-2014 in Milan, one of the Italian First Football League (Serie A) teams, and scored 25 goals.

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The former striker was sentenced to 9 years in prison in 2017 for being involved in the gang rape of a young woman at a Milan nightclub in January 2013. The Milan Court of Appeal, the second-instance court, upheld this sentence against Robinho in 2020, and lastly in 2022.

Robinho, who started his career in the Santos team of his country and paid high transfer fees for a period, wore the jerseys of Real Madrid, Manchester City, Milan, Guangzhou Evergrande, Atletico Mineiro, Sivasspor and Medipol Başakşehir teams.

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The 38-year-old football player, whose real name is Robson de Souza, finally returned to Santos, but was excluded from the squad due to allegations about this case in Milan.

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