The president of Real Madrid, Florentino Perezwill take legal action against the former commissioner Jose Manuel Villarejo for insinuating that the white leader had participated in the bribing referees for the purchase of matches, the white club announced this Tuesday.
“The president of real Madrid FC Florentino Pérez has ordered the immediate presentation of the corresponding judicial action against former commissioner Villarejo for the false accusations made on the Catalan station RAC1“, reads the statement from the Madrid entity.
The letter comes after this Tuesday, on the Catalan radio network RAC1, Villarejo accused Real Madrid and its president of having carried out “actions regarding the issue of referees for what was match fixing“before FC Barcelona did it, and said that the Barça club also incurred this practice under the presidency of Sandro Rosell.
“It is impossible to judicialize something in this country that affects Don Florentinoanyone who dares would be suicidal,” he said when asked about the judicialization of the Blaugrana club and the white club, stating that the Madrid president is “untouchable”.
The retired commissioner Jose Manuel Villarejowhich operated for years from the sewers of the Ministry of the Interior to trade with confidential data and intoxicate using the cover of the State, lost its first major judicial battle in the National Court on July 24.
Specifically, the court sentenced him to 19 years in prison, attributing to him crimes of revealing secrets and falsifying documents. A resolution that returned the agent to prison after he had already been provisionally locked up for three years. Although the magistrates shortly after released the former commissioner with the obligation to appear in court every 15 days and withdraw his passport.