Second-division Spanish club Malaga suspend coach Víctor Sanchez del Amo after release of explicit video online

  • Second-division Spanish club Málaga has suspended its coach because of an intimate video released online

  • The 43-year-old Del Amo played as a midfielder for Real Madrid in the late 1990s

  • Málaga is 16th in the 22-team second-division standings

Madrid: Second-division Spanish club Málaga have suspended their coach because of an intimate video released online.

 Second-division Spanish club Malaga suspend coach Víctor Sanchez del Amo after release of explicit video online

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The club said Tuesday coach Víctor Sánchez del Amo was suspended “from his duties until a full investigation is carried out.”

They said they made the decision after “events that have recently been discovered and which have not yet been verified.”

Del Amo said on Twitter he was the victim of “harassment” and “extortion" because of the video. He said police were involved.

The 43-year-old Del Amo played as a midfielder for Real Madrid in the late 1990s.

Málaga are 16th in the 22-team second-division standings.

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Updated Date: Jan 08, 2020 09:51:18 IST