Former German football clubs Borussia mönchengladbach and “Kaiserslautern” Brazilian Marcelo the Shoulder faces 15 years in prison on charges 793 kilograms of marijuana.
The athlete finished his career in 2011, and then worked in Brazil on pig farm located on the border with Paraguay.
In November 2015 in Toledo the local police stopped his truck and found it nearly a ton of drugs.
According to the newspaper Bild, on Wednesday the prisoner was transferred to the city jail in Cascavel. 40-year-old ex-footballer faces 10 to 15 years in prison.
“It is sad and shocking news for me. Doesn’t sound like him. I hope that the situation will change”, – quotes TASS of the former partner’s Shoulder at the command of Marcel Titicaca.