Riolo sent back to criminal court


By: Manu Tournoux

Attacked for defamation by the sporting director of the Girondins de Bordeaux Admar Lopes, Daniel Riolo was referred to the Paris criminal court.

Daniel Riolo referred to the Paris criminal court, this is the decision of the investigating judge responsible for examining the complaint for defamation filed by the sporting director of the Girondins de Bordeaux Admar Lopes. A decision taken on December 13, reports L’Equipe this Monday.

At the origin of this procedure, comments made on the air of RMC in July 2022 by the editorialist, who then faced the president of the FCGB Gérard Lopez: “ You named someone, Admar Lopes, who appears in public doing coke in nightclubs in Bordeaux and who is also seen for all to see. »

Deschamps and Galtier also attacked

The date of the hearing is not yet known but Daniel Riolo will have to answer for his statements and information. The polemicist is also attacked for defamation by the Blues coach Didier Deschamps and the former coach of Nice and PSG Christophe Galtier. Two more recent cases whose possible legal calendar is not known either.

On the other hand, the person concerned won last October the defamation suit that the former Parisian Neymar had brought against him last season. The Brazilian took legal action after Daniel Riolo’s statements about his alleged nightlife. “ The court considered that the documents we provided demonstrated that the difficulties encountered by Neymar in ensuring his training and his sporting life were the result of a lifestyle that he had chosen to adopt. », Welcomes the journalist who works on RMC.

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