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Manchester United captain Harry Maguire arrested in Mykonos

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire arrested in Mykonos
Harry Maguire playing for England against Belgium at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Credit: Кирилл Венедиктов (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0)

The English defender, and Manchester United captain, Harry Maguire has been arrested Tuesday after an alleged altercation with police officers on holiday in Mykonos, Greece.

Petros Vassilakis. Mykonos police spokesman, told the media: "I can't tell you what they were telling us. All English swear words against the authorities and against the work of the police. All three, including the football player, are being held in custody, locked up in Mykonos cell... They will appear before a state prosecutor on the island of Syros later today to be charged with aggravated assault."

United squad have been given two weeks off, and Maguire is in Greece with family and friends to enjoy a break.

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