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Former Real Madrid Star arrested

On the 13th of May 2020,a former Real Madrid player who became the most expensive player from his country when he joined the club was arrested in connection with a drug trafficking ring in Spain.

Edwin Congo joined Real Madrid between 1999 and 2002.He did not feature though in official games for the Spanish giants .

His successs came at Levante, when he helped them achieve two top-flight promotions.He also had better performance when he played for Real Valladolid and Vitoria Guimaraes in Portugal, among other clubs.The Colombian still plays for the Real Madrid legends.

The 43-year-old was detained by the Central Narcotics Brigade, according to report by Marca but was released on the same day having given his statement.

He was just given a warning after being pictured with people connected to a cocaine trafficking ring and police told him to stay away from bad people .He was advised to be aware of things and do them differently.

When he was asked if he had anything to do with cocaine trafficking he said : "I have nothing to do with it..."

When he joined Real Madrid in 1999 for €5 million (R100 million), it made him the most expensive Colombian footballer ever at that time.

Source : David Kappel

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