Memphis Depay: ‘I don’t come from an easy environment. I’m still friends with Dani Alves and Benjamin Mendy’

Memphis Depay has recently been involved in some controversy in the Netherlands’ national team. After his former teammate Quincy Promes was arrested for alleged drug trafficking, the Dutchman posted a few joint pics with the 32-year-old....CONTINUE READING

The former Barca forward opens up on the issue.

“We are football players and we post a lot of content. At least I do. It was just a vacation photo, I didn’t see anything wrong with it. I understand that the ‘outside world’ sees things differently and I take responsibility for it.

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“I have friends. When you just go out to eat together, you don’t know exactly what they do and don’t do, or you simply agree on everything this person does. You don’t know the Quincy Promes I know. I don’t know the Quincy Promes you know or describe.

“I don’t come from an easy background. Once people read my book [autobiography], they will understand it (…) I’m also friends with Dani Alves and with Benjamin Mendy.”

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As a reminder, Dani Alves currently serves a prison sentence for alleged sexual assault while Benjamin Mendy was released from prison last year.