French soccer Player Aminata Diallo was arrested on Wednesday in an attack on Paris Saint-Germain teammate Kheira Hamraoui who was shot in the legs by two masked men wielding iron bars, the team confirmed.

PSG published a declaration on the club’s website confirming the arrest of the midfielder as part of the investigation by the Prefecture of Police of Versailles into the attack perpetrated against Hamraoui last Thursday.

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“Paris Saint-Germain condemns in the strongest terms the violence committed”, we can read in the press release. “Since Thursday evening, the Club has taken all necessary measures to guarantee the health, well-being and safety of all its female team.”

PARIS, FRANCE – NOVEMBER 09: Aminata Diallo of Paris Saint-Germain warms up before the UEFA Women’s Champions League Group B match between Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid at Parc des Princes on November 09, 2021 in Paris , France. (Photo by Aurélien Meunier – PSG / PSG via Getty Images)
(Aurélien Meunier – PSG / PSG via Getty Images)

Sources said ESPN that the two players were in Diallo’s car with two other teammates on the night of the attack when two men wearing ski masks dragged Hamraoui out of the car and started hitting her on the legs with iron bars .

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According to the report, the attack lasted two minutes before the men escaped.

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY - AUG 18: Paulina Dudek # 4 and Kheira Hamraoui # 14 of Paris Saint-Germain celebrate a Hamraoui goal during the second half against FC Bayern Munich at Lynn Family Stadium on August 18, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky .  (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu / Getty Images)

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – AUG 18: Paulina Dudek # 4 and Kheira Hamraoui # 14 of Paris Saint-Germain celebrate a Hamraoui goal during the second half against FC Bayern Munich at Lynn Family Stadium on August 18, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky . (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu / Getty Images)

“Paris Saint-Germain is working with the Versailles police to clarify the facts,” the statement read about Diallo’s arrest. “The Club is closely monitoring the progress of the procedure and will study the measures to be taken.”

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Sources said Hamraoui was taken to hospital where she suffered injuries that did not end her career.

This combination of archival photographs created on November 10, 2021 shows (L) French midfielder Kheira Hamraoui as she kicks the ball during the Euro 2017 qualifying women's soccer match between France and Albania at Charlety stadium in Paris on September 20, 2016 and (R) French midfielder Aminata Diallo as she runs with the ball during a

This combination of archival photographs created on November 10, 2021 shows (L) French midfielder Kheira Hamraoui as she kicks the ball during the Euro 2017 qualifying women’s soccer match between France and Albania at Charlety stadium in Paris on September 20, 2016 and (R) French midfielder Aminata Diallo as she runs with the ball during a “SheBelieves Cup” soccer match between France and England at Mapfre stadium in Columbus, Ohio, March 1, 2018.
(Franck FIFE and Paul VERNON / AFP)

According to the report, the players are competing for the same position for the national team and PSG.