Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was detained for questioning on the Greek island of Mykonos immediately after allegedly becoming concerned in an incident in which police officers have been assaulted immediately after a brawl, Greek state Television ERT explained on Friday.
Officers have been referred to as in to break up a brawl amongst two groups of travelers. Two other Britons have been also detained.
“The soccer player was verbally abusive to an officer and then hit him,” a police official explained. “The 3 have been resisting when brought to the Mykonos police station.”
Manchester United issued a statement saying they have been mindful of the incident involving Maguire.
“The club is mindful of an alleged incident involving Maguire in Mykonos final evening,” it explained.
“Speak to has been created with Harry, and he is completely cooperating with the Greek authorities. At this time we will be building no additional comment.”
Maguire and the two other detainees will be taken by ship to the close by island of Syros, in which they will encounter fees by a public prosecutor, the police official explained.
Mykonos is a common vacation location with a popularity as a celebration island that in no way sleeps.
Extended restrictions to have the spread of COVID-19 infections go into result on Friday on the island, such as a ban on reside events and festivities, a restrict of 9 individuals in all public and personal gatherings and compulsory mask-sporting.