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30th Apr 2015

Former Colombia and Real Madrid star wanted by Interpol

Some footballers become managers when they retire. Others go into punditry, while some search for the quiet life.

And then there’s former Real Madrid midfielder Freddy Rincon, who is wanted for questioning by Interpol in connection to drug and money laundering crimes in Panama.

The 48-year-old Colombian, who won 84 caps for his country, has business and property interests in Panama which were purchased in partnership with cocaine kingpin Pablo Rayo Montano, report the Guardian.

This isn’t the first time Rincon has had a brush with the law, either. He was also arrested in 2007 on suspicion of money laundering relating to Montano’s ‘business’ interests.

Rincon played for Colombia at the 1994 World Cup, and also captained Corinthians to their first World Club Cup title in 2000.

Graeme Le Saux and Freddy Rincon