The facts would have occurred at the beginning of the week on the Côte d’Azur. The French international of Monaco Wissam Ben Yedder is the subject of a complaint for rape, we learned Thursday from the Nice prosecutor’s office.

The public prosecutor of Nice, Xavier Bonhomme, announced “the existence of two complaints for rape, and two victims, targeting two people”, including the Monegasque footballer, for acts which “would have been committed on Monday in Beausoleil”. , a town in the Alpes-Maritimes department, confirming initial information from France Info.

“We do not know the identity of the second person targeted,” the magistrate said. According to France Info, it would be the younger brother of the international striker. The judicial police of Nice were seized, again indicated the prosecutor.

According to France Info, two young women aged 19 and 20 accuse Wissam Ben Yedder, the other his little brother, of having “imposed sexual acts on them” after an evening spent every four Monday in Beausoleil.

Aged 32, Ben Yedder made his debut in professional football in Toulouse before joining the Spanish club Sevilla FC in 2016, where he confirmed his full potential. Back in France in 2019, under the colors of AS Monaco, he has 19 selections for the France team, for which he scored three goals.

In April, he was sentenced by the Seville court to a six-month suspended prison sentence and a fine of 133,798.70 euros for tax evasion. Ben Yedder was present on July 3 for the resumption of training in Monaco where a new coach, the Austrian Adi Hütter, officiates this season.