Man United captain detained on Greek island after brawl

Harry Maguire was detained after assaulting officers who were called in to break up a brawl between two groups of tourists. Two other Britons were also detained.

FILE: Manchester United's Harry Maguire applauds at the end of the English Premier League football match against Southampton at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on 31 August 2019. Picture: AFP

ATHENS - The captain of British soccer club Manchester United was detained for questioning in the Greek island of Mykonos for assaulting officers after a brawl, Greek state TV ERT said.

Harry Maguire was detained after assaulting officers who were called in to break up a brawl between two groups of tourists. Two other Britons were also detained.

“The soccer player was verbally abusive to an officer and then hit him,” a police official said. “The three were resisting when brought to the Mykonos police station.”

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