Leopoldo Silva, president of the Pumas of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, denied on Sunday that the team was seeking damages from Brazilian Dani Alves for violating a conduct clause in his contract when he was accused of assaulting a woman in Barcelona.
For the match against Atlas Sunday of the fifth day of the tournament Graduation 2023the president of the specified cats:
I will not comment. We are not asking for anything, it is a legal matter and we will not comment further.
The Pumas fired Alves on January 20, the same day the player was arrested in Barcelona for the alleged rape of a young woman at a nightclub in the Catalan city.
Last February 2, it was discovered that Pumas had sought damages of $5 million from the player for violating a capsule of his contract with the team.
Under this clause, the team could punish the former Barcelona striker for “participation in doping cases”, “for any scandal that becomes public” or for “any act that constitutes a crime under the law of the country in which it was committed.”
The Mexican squad even tried to remain hermetically unrelated to questions related to the case in everything related to the former Barça star during press conferences organized by the team.
That happened last Friday, cowardly merit, compatriot of seaweedHe addressed the media in the support act against Atlas. a reporter asked Meritão about the impact of Dani’s departure from the team.
“I know it’s a personal matter, a very complicated matter for Dani Alves, the Board and the Technical Committee will deal with it…” Higor replied saying he was interrupted by a member of the Press Department of Pumas UNAMalgo who repeated itself with other elements of the campus.
(With information from EFE)
Source: La Neta Neta
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