Robinho found guilty of rape, sentenced to nine years in prison
Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault
Former Brazilian international Robinho has been found guilty of rape in a Milanese disco in 2013 and sentenced to nine years in prison.
Robinho, who was playing for AC Milan when the incident took place in a Milan nightclub in January 2003, has been found guilty with five other men for gang raping a 22-year-old Albanian woman.
Although the Italian justice system includes several levels of appeal meaning the sentence will not be enforced until the appeal process is completed.
The former Manchester City player is currently for Atletico Mineiro in Brazil.