Brazilian soccer player's mother has been kidnapped
Monday, November 15, 2004
Brazil — Miss Marina Souza, aged 43, was kidnapped last Saturday, November 6, in Praia Grande, , during a barbecue with her relatives. She is the mother of Robson de Souza, known as (Little Robin), a Brazilian player for the . Since the incident, Robson De Souza ('Robinho') has made few public appearances and stopped playing soccer, troubling his team Santos. "I hope this all finishes well and that I can go back to playing football again," he was quoted by on November 9.,
Robinho is considered one of the best Brazilian forward players at the present time and he is an important player for Santos.
The authorities are cautious to release any information concerning the case, as this could jeopardize both the investigations and Ms. Souza's life.
- Robinho desfalca o Santos contra o Goiás <broken link> — , November 14, 2004 ()
- Reuters. Robinho asks for his family to be left in peace <broken link> — , November 10, 2004
- Mother of Brazilian forward Robinho kidnapped <broken link> — , November 7, 2004
- Secuestran a la madre de Robinho, objetivo del Madrid <broken link> — , November 7, 2004 ()
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