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Sex abuse allegations hit Argentinian soccer

Sex abuse allegations hit Argentinian soccer
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By Euronews
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Youth players say they were forced into prostitution.

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Argentinian soccer is being rocked by sex abuse allegations involving two of the biggest clubs in Buenos Aires.

The scandal began at Independiente when two youth players told a club psychologist that they had been forced into prostitution by a 19-year-old player at the club.

Now it has emerged that two boys at River Plate also say they were abused. A doctor at the club says she was fired when she reported the allegations.

In a further twist, there are reports that local journalists are implicated in the affair - but the Buenos Aires Attorney General has denied this claim.

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