France International Wissam Ben Yedder is currently being investigated, following two allegations of rape, according to Nice’s public prosecutor.
A public prosecutor in Nice, whose name is Xavier Bonhomme, confirmed “the existence of two allegations of rape, from two victims, targeting two people.
The complaints were lodged at a local police station that is located in Cagnes-sur-Mer.
But Bonhomme revealed he doesn’t know who the second alleged victim is. He said: “We don’t know who the second person concerned is”.
The incident allegedly happened on Monday, July 10, 2023 on the outskirts of Nice.
Wissam Ben Yedder rape allegations
Based on a report from a radio station, France Info, two women, one 19 years old and the other 20 years old have accused Ben Yedder of “forcing them into sexual activities”, after a night out.
The victims also accused the Frenchman’s brother of committing a similar offense after the night out.
Both women have attended a police grilling regarding the incident, but no action has been taken yet as the investigation is still in its early phases.
AS Monaco have also put out a statement declaring their awareness over the information.
They wrote: “Monaco became aware of the information published today involving Wissam Ben Yedder.”
The French side however expressed that due to the nature of the affair and an ongoing judicial process, they aren’t “in a position to make any comment”.
In April 2023 Ben Yedder was also found guilty of tax fraud by a court in Spain while he was playing for Sevilla.
Yedder was slammed with a six-month suspended prison sentence and a fine of €133,798.
The striker joined AS Monaco on a five-year deal from Sevilla in 2019, for a reported fee of €40 million.
He has made 167 appearances for The Red and Whites, scoring 98 goals and providing 32 assists across all competitions.
Rape allegations continue to spring up in the world of football with Ben Yedder the latest recipient of such accusations.
The 32-year-old was impressive in attack for Monaco last term, scoring 25 goals and providing 7 assists from 43 appearances made.
Yedder assisted the French side to a 6th placed finish in the Ligue 1 and he ended up on the 8th spot for the goalscoring chart last season with 19 league goals scored.
Who is Wissam Ben Yedder and when was he born?
He is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Monaco and the France national team.
Ben Yedder was born on the 12th of August, 1990.
Wissam Ben Yedder’s personal information?
Information concerning his personal life is unknown as he hasn’t revealed much to the public.
Wissam Ben Yedder net worth, salary and market value?
His net worth is estimated to be within the region of €18 million – €22 million and he earns approximately €126,000 at AS Monaco.
According to Transfermkt, Ben Yedder’s market value is €15,000,000.
Wissam Ben Yedder stats for all the clubs he has played for?
He scored 71 goals and provided 22 assists in 174 appearances for Toulouse.
Ben Yedder scored 70 goals and 22 assists in 138 appearances for Sevilla.
At Monaco, he has scored 98 goals and provided 32 assists in 167 appearances.
Is he a childhood friend of Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez?
Yes! The pair are childhood friends.