In a long message published this Saturday, the former PSG player Kheira Hamraoui comes out of silence after the placement in pre-trial detention of Aminata Diallo in the context of her attack (from November 2021), and the latest disturbing revelations about her former teammate .
“After long months of suffering, I have decided to come out of silence”. By a long text published on his social networks, Kheira Hamraoui finally speaks this Saturday. A message following the announcement of the provisional detention of his teammate Aminata Diallo, present at his side and questioned during his attack almost a year ago.
“Their objective was simple: to remove my work tool by extreme violence by breaking my legs”
“I will never forget this evening of November 14, 2021, says Hamraoui. It haunts me night and day. This dark evening which changed my personal and professional life, my life as a woman and as a footballer. This sad evening when I I thought I was going to die when two hooded men forced me out of a vehicle. They beat me with iron bars, mainly targeting my lower body. That night, their objective was simple: remove by extreme violence my work tool by breaking my legs and put an end to my career”.
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Supporting photos, the Parisian midfielder therefore testifies to the violence of her attack, preceding a case which shook the PSG locker room for a long time. “Following this oh so traumatic experience which turned into an absolute injustice, I was the victim of a surprising media cabal with the aim of tarnishing my image and my private life, she believes. purpose was to distance public opinion from the truth: I am a victim. Certainly not guilty, except doubtless for having immured myself in the silence which befits my modesty. And for having allowed a media buzz of an incredible violence that destroyed us, my loved ones and me”.
“The adventure of the France team, so important to me, is now being written without me”
The player then returns to the consequences that resulted from this sad evening. “For very long months after my attack, I was unjustly insulted on the pitch, harassed on social networks and threatened with death, continues Hamraoui. Nevertheless, I tried to cling with all my might to my passion. and to remain professional. This period was certainly one of the most difficult in my life as a woman and as a high-level sportswoman. Especially since the adventure of the French team, so important to me, is written now without me.”
“Today, I trust justice to bring out the truth and that my honor be washed, she adds while disturbing revelations about Diallo have come out in recent hours, in particular about his research carried out shortly before the attack. I can’t wait for my name to be associated only with the sports pages again and leave the legal columns.”
“I hope with all my heart to be able to fulfill my dream as a little girl for a long time to come”
Kheira Hamraoui concludes by thanking those who have helped her in recent months: “I would never have been able to get through these painful moments without the unwavering support of my family and loved ones. I also sincerely thank my lawyer Julia Minkowski, my agents Sonia Souid and Patrick Esteves, my communications advisers Teddy Pessot and Ahmed Eddarraz. Without their help, I would not have been able to find the resources to get my head above water. I would certainly have sunk under the weight of this affair. “
Finally, the midfielder, removed from the PSG professional group, informs that she remains focused on the field. “My career goal has always been to become a professional player who gives the best of herself on the pitch while respecting her audience and partners, she proclaims. I hope with all my heart I can still fulfilling my dream as a little girl for a long time. What I have experienced in recent months is a very great lesson in life. I aspire today to rediscover the pleasure of the green rectangle. And to continue to win. Because if there is there is one thing that has not changed since this tragedy: it is my ambition for me and for my country.