Former Manchester City star David Silva is fined after ‘roughly grabbing’ a woman in a brawl at a Canary Islands carnival who was left with bruises and grazes

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  • According to Spanish media, David Silva has been ordered to pay a fine for grabbing a young woman.
  • The event took place on 19 June at the Maspalomas carnival in Gran Canaria.
  • His brother Fernando Antonio Jiménez Silva was also involved in the incident.
  • A third unidentified party was sentenced to prison for his part in what happened.

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Manchester City legend David Silva has been ordered to pay a €1,080 (£942) fine for grabbing a young woman during a brawl at a carnival in the Canary Islands.

The incident took place on 19 June at the Maspalomas carnival in Gran Canaria and also involved the Real Sociedad star’s brother Fernando Antonio Jiménez Silva and an unnamed third person.

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According to Spanish media outlet Canary Islands weatherFor those who had access to court documents, it was said that Silva had ‘intended to undermine the bodily integrity’ of the victim and ‘grabbed her hand to carry her away, causing her to fall to the ground.’

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The young woman is said to have suffered post-traumatic cervical pain, bruises on her left elbow as well as bruises on her knees and a finger on her left hand.

She needed medical help on the scene ‘without the need for subsequent medical treatment’.

The third unidentified man involved in the fight is said to have hit one youth with a stone and threatened the other with a knife, shouting ‘Come here and I will cut you’.

It is understood that the case never reached trial as all the defendants had admitted their role in the incident.

Manchester City legend David Silva has been fined €1,080 (£972) for catching a young woman during a carnival brawl

David Silva was pictured in Gran Canaria with his staff at the beach club he owned on the island in June.  There is no suggestion that the incident involved a portrait of anyone with the player.

David Silva was pictured in Gran Canaria with his staff at the beach club he owned on the island in June. There is no suggestion that the incident involved a portrait of anyone with the player.

The Real Sociedad midfielder confessed to the facts by the Public Prosecutor’s Office and was sentenced to a fine of €1,080 (£942), ‘at the rate of 12 euros per day over the course of three months’.

According to the Spanish publication, this conclusion was reached because the footballer was ‘a criminal responsible for a minor offense of injury, in the case of non-payment of a day of deprivation of liberty for not paying every two daily installments. Assistant with personal liability,’ the judge said.

Silva has also been instructed to compensate the young woman with €520 – €280 of that amount due to the injury and another €240 due to the material damage caused as a result of the incident.

The Real Sociedad player, his brother Fernando Antonio Jiménez Silva and an unidentified third person were involved in the Maspalomas carnival event in June.

The Real Sociedad player, his brother Fernando Antonio Jiménez Silva and an unidentified third person were involved in the Maspalomas carnival event in June.

David Silva (pictured with Real Sociedad president Joaquín Epribe) admitted his role in the incident in which a young woman suffered minor injuries.

David Silva (pictured with Real Sociedad president Joaquín Epribe) admitted his role in the incident in which a young woman suffered minor injuries.

Meanwhile, it was decided to strike her brother in the face of a young man and once the victim had fallen to the ground, continued him in various parts of his body along with others who could not be identified.

Fernando is also said to have ‘severed blows’ at another young woman, who had broken off a chain which he was wearing around his neck.

The magistrates said that the first victim suffered multiple body parts that required medical attention, while the woman suffered cervical pain, injury to her shoulder and head injury as a result of – ‘left parietal, occipital and retroauricular hematoma’ ‘.

An unknown third man threw a stone at another young man, who hit his head – causing a wound that required surgical intervention.

Silva won four Premier League titles during his illustrious stint as a Manchester City player

Silva won four Premier League titles during his illustrious stint as a Manchester City player

Silva returned to Man City earlier this month to meet former team-mates and manager Pep Guardiola (pictured)

Silva returned to Man City earlier this month to meet former team-mates and manager Pep Guardiola (pictured)

The judge said the defendant then approached another man with a knife and threatened him by saying: ‘Come here and I will cut you’. He was sentenced to eight months in prison for rock-throwing, along with a three-month fine for the second intimidation.

Silva remains one of Manchester City’s greatest players after a decade spent at the Etihad Stadium, where he won four Premier League titles.

Just days after the incident was alleged, Silva posted a photo on Instagram in which he is seen with staff at the beach club he owns on the island.

There is no suggestion that anyone photographed with Silva during the carnival was involved in the incident.

Silva owns the luxury resort on Amadores Beach in the Anfi del Mar region of Gran Canaria.

The resort has private cabins with their own pools spread out throughout the resort, while sun loungers are located next to the spacious communal pool and hot tub with stunning ocean views.

The 36-year-old left Manchester City to join LaLiga side Real Sociedad in 2020.

Real Sociedad was contacted but declined to comment.

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