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Madrid court orders French footballer Lucas Hernandez to be imprisoned



Lucas Hernandez will have to appear in a court next Tuesday.© Instagram

A Madrid court announced on Wednesday that it had sentenced France and Bayern Munich defender Lucas Hernandez to imprisonment for violating a restraining order in 2017. 2018 World Cup winner Hernandez will have to appear in a court next Tuesday, but has appealed against it. Sentence. The 25-year-old was arrested four years ago for violating a court order banning contact with his girlfriend after a violent altercation between the two. In December 2019, Hernandez was sentenced to six months in prison for breaking the restraining order.

In Spain, those sentenced to less than two years usually do not go to prison, but in this case, as it was a double offense, Hernández has been ordered.

In February 2017, Hernandez was arrested after his girlfriend was taken to the hospital with minor injuries following a fight between them.

Neither of them complained against each other but both were charged by the Spanish public prosecutor.

The then-Atletico Madrid player and his girlfriend were sentenced to 31 days of community service.

They were also ordered not to see each other for six months.


Four months later, Hernandez was arrested at Madrid airport in the company of his partner, who was not arrested because his own restraining order had not yet been formally given.

Hernandez was part of the French team that won the Nations League title last weekend.

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