The former midfielder of the national team of Colombia John Viafara detained in Cali on suspicion of involvement in drug trafficking, the newspaper Espectador.
A famous footballer was part of the criminal network, which from 2008 to 2018 was involved in drug trafficking in the Central American countries and the United States. The arrest had been made at the request of the district court of the state of Texas (USA).
American authorities believe that the player is associated with one of the largest organized criminal groups of Colombian “Clan del Golfo”. Together with Viafara Colombian police detained four people.
Viafara defended the colors of the national team of Colombia from 2003 to 2010. He has 43 games, 1 goal. At club level he also played for Portsmouth, real Sociedad, Southampton and a number of Colombian teams.
A fight in Derby
During a match of the 28th round of Italian Serie A between Milan and inter (2:3) was a conflict between midfield the Rossoneri Frank Cassie and Lucas Bila. It almost came to blows right on the bench.
Biglia spent the entire match in stock. Footballer from côte d Iuvara Cassie appeared in the starting lineup, and on 69 minutes, the head coach of Milan Gennaro Gattuso released instead of defender Andrea Conti. After replacing Frank looked annoyed, and in that moment, the player of national team of Argentina Biglia he said something. This led to the conflict and caused a sharp reaction of the replaced player, but Ignazio abate, Ricardo Rodriguez and Fabio Borini not allowed to develop the fight.
By the way, after the match both players were interviewed and apologized for his behavior, saying it was a misunderstanding.
Inter after the victory in the Derby della Madonnina scored 53 points and came in 3rd place in Serie A. Milan with 51 points located on the 4-th position.
As previously reported Znayu Barcelona in the return match of the Spanish Cup win for real Madrid with the score 0:3 and reached the final of the King Cup.