Spain Legend David Silva Fined for Hitting Young Woman During Music Festival Fight

Spain Legend David Silva Fined for Hitting Young Woman During Music Festival Fight

  • A Spanish court has fined ex-Spain international David Silva for his part in a brawl at a music festival
  • The incident is understood to have happened at the Maspalomas Carnival in Gran Canaria in the summer
  • Per Spanish reports, Silva's brother Fernando Antonio Jimenez Silva was also tangled up the brawl

Real Sociedad playmaker David Silva has been found guilty of grabbing a young woman during a brawl at a music festival in Spain.

The 36-year-old was involved in a huge fist fight during a town Carnival in Maspalomas, Canary Islands on June 19.

David Silva, Real Sociedad, Manchester City
David Silva has been hit with a €1,080 fine by a Spanish court for his part in a brawl at a music festival. Photo by Visionhaus
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According to Tiempo de Canaries, the former Manchester City star has been ordered to pay a total of €1080 in damages and retribution, after admitting to a violent incident.

The report further states that Silva grabbed a young girl's arm during the brawl and that caused her to fall to the ground.

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The girl suffered bruises and cuts and required medical attention at the time.

After admitting to the actions, Silva was given a fine instead of the case going to a court. His brother had also threatened others in the brawl with a knife.

Real Sociedad do not intend to make a public statement on the matter, but will deal with it internally.

David Silva is one of Spain's most successful ever footballers, winning three major international titles with the national team across 125 caps. Currently playing for Real Sociedad, he is best known for his 10-year stint at Manchester City where he won four Premier League titles.

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Silva was part of Real Sociedad's squad which stunned the Red Devils 1-0 at Old Trafford in the Europa League.

During Silva's visit, Guardiola is understood to have congratulated the 36-year-old for beating Man United.

In a video captured by ManCity.com, Pep is heard probing Silva about Real Sociedad's victory over the old Trafford dwellers.

Source: SportsBrief.com

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