Previous Brazil striker Adriano was charged by Rio de Janeiro prosecutors on Tuesday for his affirmed association with medication trafficking.
Prosecutors assert the striker purchased a cruiser and provided for it as a blessing to a known street pharmacist in the shantytown where he grew up.
It will be dependent upon a judge whether to acknowledge the charges.
Adriano could face up to 10 years in jail on the off chance that he is sentenced.
It is not the first occasion when he has been researched for his claimed binds to medication trafficking in Rio, yet he had never awhile ago been charged. A few years back, prosecutors had asked for a test into Adriano’s buy of the cruiser, which purportedly was enlisted for the sake of the street pharmacist’s mother and was utilized for medication trafficking.
Prosecutors on Tuesday did not demand Adriano’s capture however requested him to surrender his identification, guaranteeing the player has enough cash to attempt to escape the nation if needed.
Adriano and his attorneys couldn’t be instantly reached for input.
The 32-year-old forward supposedly has been arranging with second-division French club Le Havre to come back to football after a few months without a club. He went to France as of late to meet with club authorities, and French media reported that an arrangement was close.
Adriano played a couple of diversions with Brazilian club Atletico Paranaense not long ago in the wake of being out of activity for almost two years in light of wounds and off-field issues.
He started his profession with Flamengo and played for Inter Milan and AS Roma, in addition to different clubs. He won four Serie A titles with Inter Milan ahead of schedule in his vocation, and with Brazil he won the 2004 Copa America and the 2005 Confederations Cup.
He was in the beginning lineup for Brazil at the 2006 World Cup, when the group was disposed of in the quarterfinals. Adriano was touted to make the group in 2010 in South Africa in the wake of heading Flamengo to the national title a year prior, however was excluded in the last squad. His last match with Brazil was in 2010.