DJ and influencer accuses Man Utd player of ‘domestic violence, threat and bodily injury’

Joe Williams
Man Utd star Antony looks over his shoulder

Man Utd winger Antony has been accused of ‘domestic violence, threat and bodily injury’ by a DJ and digital influencer in Brazil.

Brazilian outlet Globo Esporte have revealed that Gabriela Cavallin ‘filed a police report on Monday’ at the 5th Police Station for the Defense of Women – East, in Tatuapé in Sao Paulo.

It is alleged that the Man Utd player ‘attacked’ her on May 20 ‘when Antony was in England’ but Cavallin ‘did not clarify whether the alleged aggression was committed in Manchester or in Brazil’.

The report adds that Cavallin ‘requested an urgent protective measure and had a forensic examination requested’ with her police report containing allegations that she ‘suffered previous attacks and attached photos of abrasions and threatening messages’.

It is pointed out in Globo Esporte that Man Utd winger Antony and Cavallin were involved in a relationship last year with the DJ revealing on her social media in June 2022 that she had suffered a miscarriage after expecting her first child with the footballer.

Antony, who joined Man Utd in the summer transfer window from Ajax for around £85m, opened up earlier this year about struggles he had faced this season.

“There were a lot of moments here. It’s just that I’m a guy who always tries to show my joy, whether I’m sad or not, going through difficulties or not. I always try not to show it to others. I always keep it to myself. So there were many days, many difficult days,” Antony told ESPN Brasil in April of his first season at Man Utd.

“But as I said, it’s day to day, we’re connected with God, we’re connecting with the people we love, which brings us back to joy, getting back to being well with ourselves, which is what more important.”

On his personal issues, Antony added: “No, it’s like I said, there are many things in relation to the family, in relation to personal things, that people don’t see and don’t understand. Because seeing Antony on the field is normal to see. But when you go through some difficult moments people don’t see and don’t understand. That’s why I say this.

“But as I said, when we connect with God, with friends, with people we love, these things change, our minds get better, and everything goes as we want.”

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