5 World Footballers who were Murderers

It is a shocking to hear such a post title right? well it’s true and no fiction at all. These footballers have been found guilty of murder in time past. check out the list below.

1. Marcus Alonso

Current Chelsea fans favourite was arrested in 2011 for his involvement in a car crash in Spain’s capital Madrid. Alonso was driving at 122.8kmh in wet conditions in a 50kmh road when he collided with a wall, killing one of the fellow passengers in the car, a 19-year-old woman.

Originally facing 4 years in prison, Alonso had his sentence reduced
to 21 months; it was later dropped completely as the full-back paid
500,000 euros as damages to the victim’s family.

2. Patrick Kluivert

when Kluivert was 19, the Ajax and Barcelona legend crashed his
friend’s BMW M3 into Dutch theatre director’s car Martin Putnam
resulting in the death of the 56-year-old.
Kluivert while explaining his rather sad ordeal said:

minute I was the idol of the public, the hero of Dutch football. And
the next minute they killing me because of what I had done.” The Dutch
attacker, unable to handle the hate left Ajax to join Milan

3. Bruno Fernandes de Souza

2010, the former Flamengo captain was charged with the assault, torture
and murder of his extramarital girlfriend and mother of his youngest
In 2013, he was found guilty of ordering her murder, hiding
the body and kidnapping his baby son, and was thus sentenced to a
22-year jail term.
De Souza was released in February 2017, pending
an appeal. What was even more despicable was the fact that Brazilian
Seria B side, Boa Esporte, immediately handed him a professional
However, In April (this same year), Brazil’s Supreme Court ordered his re-arrest.

4.Diego Buonanotte

of Argentina’s promising talents, Buonanotte was Lionel Messi’s
team-mate in the Argentine squad which won the gold medal at the 2008
In December 2009, Diego was driving his father’s Peugeot
307 and was on his way back from a night-out when he had an accident
that left 3 of his companions in the car dead, leaving Diego as the sole
After his recovery, there were calls from local
prosecutor Carlos Colimedaglia to arrest him on three charges of
manslaughter, but the charges were never pursued. But opposition fans
shout at him, like “murderer”.
5. Alexandre Villaplane

Algerian-born Frenchman, who even captained the French side in the 1930
World Cup; he committed heinous war crimes and directly killed more
than 50 people during his life.
Villaplane is mainly remembered for his extreme cruelty and brutality
having ordered 53 people to be executed in Mussidan. He was sentenced to
death on 1 December 1944 for his direct involvement in genocides.

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Ike Ani is a Freelance writer whose quest constantly is to relate happenings around the world to human daily living. He's also a song writer and singer, Acoustic Guitarist, and Teacher.


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