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Two France players questioned in prostitution probe

Text by NEWS WIRES

Latest update : 2010-04-18

Two players for the French national football team have been questioned by police as part of an investigation into prostitution involving a minor, judicial sources told AFP. The players have not yet been identified.

AFP - Investigators have questioned two French national footballers as part of an inquiry into prostitution involving a minor, a judicial source told AFP.

One of the French players has admitted having a relationship with a prostitute but denied knowing that she was a minor, the source said on condition of anonymity.

The two players, who were not identified, were questioned by investigators working for Paris examining magistrate Yves Dando, the source said confirming a report by the M6 television station.

The investigation concerns a Paris night club, frequented by certain French internationals which is suspected of employing prostitutes, the source said.

L'Equipe newspaper reported Sunday that a third French international player could be questioned in coming weeks as part of the same investigation.
 

Date created : 2010-04-18

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