Bayern Striker Lewandowski's Former Agent Detained In Poland
Robert Lewandowski of Munich celebrates his opening goal during a German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Eintracht Frankfurt in Munich, Gdermany, Saturday, Oct.24, 2020. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP)
WARSAW, Poland: Robert Lewandowskis former agent in Poland was detained by police on Tuesday following allegations that he blackmailed the Bayern Munich striker for money.
Warsaw prosecutors office spokesman Marcin Sadus said they ordered the detention of Cezary Kucharski as part of their investigation into Lewandowskis report of criminal threats made against him.
Sadus said searches were carried out at Kucharskis home and offices.
Polish media reported last month that Kucharski demanded 20 million euros ($23.3 million) from Lewandowski for their past business cooperation.
Lewandowski denies owing him money.
Kucharski, a former Poland national team player and a former lawmaker for the liberal opposition Civic Platform party, was Lewandowskis manager in Poland for 10 years until 2018.
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