Dutchman Quincy Promes reacts to a missed goal in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
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Football player Quincy Promes has been charged by the Dutch public prosecutor’s office with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing his cousin during a family reunion in July 2020.
As explained by the Office of the Prosecutor in a statement, “The stab wounds took place after a family celebration in Abcoude, at the end of July 2020, and the victim, a cousin of the suspect, suffered serious knee injuries ”.
The investigation file has already been handed over to the lawyers of the parties involved, so the next step is wait for an Amsterdam court to announce the start date of the trialThis was announced by the Dutch public prosecutor.
Netherlands and Spartak Moscow midfielder Quincy Promes to be charged with attempted murder, by @telegraaf
He was arrested in December 2020 on suspicion of stabbing his cousin at a family reunion in July 2020 pic.twitter.com/wDcGqhYmSL
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The investigating authorities have announced that in the event of guilt, Quincy Promesa faces a sentence of up to four years.
The incident took place in a warehouse owned by current player Spartak in Moscow in Abcoude, a small town fourteen kilometers from Amsterdam.
According to the local press, the footballer confronted his cousin with a knife, accusing him of stealing money from another family member. Fortunately for the former Ajax player, other revelers avoided a greater tragedy by getting between them.
Next, the footballer and his cousin tried to strike an economic deal through civilian channels, because the attack would have prevented the second from continuing his work, but the police received a tip about the incident and arrested the footballer in December 2020.
After testifying for 48 hours, the Netherlands international was released and denied the facts. For its part, Promes’ lawyer said his client was not present at the scene when the act of violence occurred.
After all the commotion around the athlete, his team at the time, Ajax Amsterdam sold him to Spartak Moscow for 8.5 million euros more variable, almost half of the 15.7 more variable he paid to Sevilla, the team he played for in the 2018/19 season.
Quincy Promes is ruled out by the Netherlands national team
The coach of the Netherlands, Louis van Gaal, has already warned that he does not plan to summon Promes as long as their problems with justice persist. “I don’t think I will call the players involved in these issues,” he told a press conference last October.
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