Two-time main golf champion Angel Cabrera was arrested in Brazil on Thursday and shall be extradited to his house nation of Argentina for 5 years value of alleged crimes that embody assault and theft, the Associated Press reported.
The former Masters and U.S. Open championship winner was on Interpol’s red code list. Red Notices are issued for needed fugitives and is a request for legislation enforcement around the globe to find and provisionally arrest the particular person pending extradition.
Cabrera faces assault charges
Cabrera, 51, is charged by Argentine officers with assault, theft, unlawful intimidation and repeated disrespect to authorities, per a police assertion. He was arrested in an higher class space of Rio de Janeiro, per the AP, however was not publicly recognized by police authorities. Two officers confirmed to the AP his id.
Cabrera’s ex-wife, Silva Rivadero, reportedly filed tow charges in opposition to him earlier in January. Cecilia Torres, a former companion, stated Cabrera punched her, threatened her and tried to run her over along with his automotive in 2016, per the report by Argentine media.
Cabrera prime golfer in South America
The skilled golfer is essentially the most achieved from South America with a win on the U.S. Open in 2007 — he defeated Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk by one shot — and a Masters playoff victory in 2009. He additionally misplaced a playoff on the Masters in 2013 to Adam Scott.
He’s a four-time European Tour winner, together with a victory on the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, and has an extra win on the PGA Tour.
Cabrera didn’t compete on the rescheduled 2020 Masters. It was the primary time since 2000 he was not at Augusta to compete. He had introduced in October he was having surgical procedure on his left wrist. He did play on the PGA Tour Champions circuit for these 50 and older a complete of 5 instances in August and September.
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