Ex-Real Madrid player arrested in cocaine smuggling investigation

first_imgRead Also: Spain needs football, claims Real Madrid starWhile his career never took off at Madrid, he went on to have more successful spells at Levante and Sporting Gijon. He made 17 appearances for the Colombian national team too. He even plays for the Real Madrid legends on occasion, as a kind of cult figure.More recently, Congo made a name for himself as a regular pundit on Spanish TV, including on notoriously over the top late night football chat-show, El Chiringuito de Jugones.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Former Real Madrid forward Edwin Congo was arrested yesterday by Spanish police as part of their investigation into a cocaine smuggling ring.Advertisement Promoted ContentWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A DroneTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All Time7 Facts About Black Holes That Will Blow Your MindThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More10 Irresistibly Cute Albino Animals That Will Make You DayBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemWorld-Ending Scenarios: This Is How The Apocalypse May HappenThe Best Tarantino Movie YetEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You Loading… ESPN reported that Congo, who signed from Once Caldas in 1999 but never made a senior appearance for Los Blancos, was arrested and “detained” for questioning, but then released later that day.Ten other people have been arrested as part of the operation in Spain’s capital, and many more like the 43 year only Congo were questioned by anti narco-trafficking officers likely trying to use the coronavirus lockdown to get ahead of the eternal problem of drug-smuggling from South and Central America.last_img read more

Washington St. looks to end streak vs Washington

first_imgFAB FRESHMEN: Washington has relied heavily on its freshmen this year. Isaiah Stewart, Jaden McDaniels, Nahziah Carter and Hameir Wright have combined to account for 67 percent of the team’s scoring this year and 63 percent of all Huskies points over the last five games.EXCELLENT ELLEBY: CJ Elleby has connected on 34 percent of the 188 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 15 of 42 over his last five games. He’s also converted 81.8 percent of his foul shots this season.WINLESS WHEN: Washington State is 0-8 when scoring fewer than 62 points and 14-6 when scoring at least 62.COLD SPELL: Washington State has lost its last six road games, scoring 63.7 points, while allowing 78.5 per game.DETERMINED DEFENSE: The stout Washington defense has held opposing offenses to a field goal percentage of 37.7 percent, the seventh-lowest mark in Division I. Washington State has allowed opponents to shoot 45.3 percent through 28 games (ranking the Cougars 298th).___ Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditWashington State (14-14, 5-10) vs. Washington (13-15, 3-12)Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle; Friday, 9 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Washington looks to extend Washington State’s conference losing streak to five games. Washington State’s last Pac-12 win came against the Washington Huskies 79-67 on Feb. 9. Washington is coming off an 87-52 win over Cal on Saturday. Associated Press For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comcenter_img February 27, 2020 Washington St. looks to end streak vs Washingtonlast_img read more

Kyrgios bitten by spider ahead of Brisbane title defence

first_img0Shares0000Supremely talented but combustible Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios has become infamous for his public outbursts and meltdowns on court © AFP / Johannes EISELEBRISBANE, Australia, Dec 28 – Temperamental Australian star Nick Kyrgios revealed on Friday he was bitten by a spider over Christmas ahead of his defence of the Brisbane International.The fiery 23-year-old posted a short video on his Instagram account showing him with what appeared to be a drip in his arm and being treated by medics. “This spider bite outta contro,” a caption to the video said.He added to his nearly one million followers: “Got a spider bite on my foot. Christmas different every year.”Local reports said he spent the festive season in a Canberra hospital but was still on track to be in Brisbane for the tournament that starts on Monday.Kyrgios finished his season early in October after an elbow injury forced him out of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.Returning home to prepare for 2019, the world number 35 admitted last month he was working through mental health issues that had plagued him throughout the year.“I’m starting to see some psychologists and trying to get on top of my mental health,” he said then.The supremely talented but combustible Kyrgios has become infamous for his public outbursts and meltdowns on court.His win in Brisbane was his only title success in 2018.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more