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Soccer Player Ribery Charged in Prostitution Case, AFP Says

Franck Ribery, a member of the French national soccer team, was charged with having sex with an underage prostitute today after being held for questioning by police, Agence France-Presse said, citing his lawyer.

Ribery’s brother was also charged in Paris, AFP said. Ribery’s lawyer, Sophie Bottai, said he didn’t know the prostitute wasn’t 18, the legal age for prostitution in France, AFP said.