Paris Saint-Germain and Morocco defender Achraf Hakimi has been charged with rape, French prosecutors advised AFP on Friday.
Hakimi, 24, was questioned by prosecutors Thursday in reference to accusations from a 24-year-old lady, and subsequently charged.
Contacted by AFP, the membership made no remark.
Hakimi allegedly paid for his accuser to journey to his home whereas his spouse and kids have been away on vacation.
On Monday, Hakimi appeared on the FIFA Greatest awards ceremony in Paris, the place he was named within the FIFPro males’s world staff of the yr.
In Qatar, he was a cornerstone of the Morocco staff that grew to become the primary nation from the Arab world to succeed in the final 4 of a World Cup.
Beneath French legislation, being charged doesn’t essentially imply the case will go to trial.