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Malaga Suspend Coach Victor Sanchez del Amo After Video of His Semi-naked Body Appears Online

Malaga CF logo.

Malaga CF logo.

Spanish club Malaga suspended the coach Victor Sanchez del Amo until the investigation of his explicit video is complete.

Madrid: Spanish club Malaga have suspended coach Victor Sanchez del Amo, while they investigate an explicit video showing his semi-naked body that was posted on the internet.

The club released a statement saying that "based on the recently discovered events that have not yet been verified" they "immediately" suspended Sanchez del Amo "until a complete investigation is carried out."

Sanchez del Amo, a 43-year-old former Real Madrid and Spain winger, responded with a statement that said he had was being "subjected to a crime against my privacy with harassment and extortion."

"The matter is in the hands of the police," he said. "Sharing or disseminating intimate content of any person without consent is a crime."

Malaga, who just missed promotion last season, are 16th in the 22-team Spanish second division.

first published:January 08, 2020, 14:24 IST