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Paris Saint-Germain football player arrested for attacking teammate

The incident echoes the Tonya Harding scandal of 1994.

PSG’s Aminata Diallo, left, Shuang Wang, center, and Annahita Zamanian Bakhtiari warm up before their Women’s Champions League soccer match between Paris-Saint-Germain and Sankt Polten at Jean Bouin stadium in Paris, France , Thursday, September 27, 2018 (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

(NBC News) – A player for the Paris Saint-Germain women’s soccer team has been arrested by police in France in connection with an attack on one of her teammates, the club has announced.

Midfielder Aminata Diallo, 26, was taken into police custody on Wednesday morning as part of an investigation “following an attack last Thursday evening against club players”, according to a statement from the team. The club did not name the injured player.

“Paris Saint-Germain condemns in the strongest terms the violence committed. Since the evening of Thursday November 4, the club has taken all necessary measures to guarantee the health, well-being and safety of its players,” the club said in a statement. declaration.

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