Seven months after the very violent attack of which she was the victim, Kheira Hamraoui has chosen to break the silence. In an interview with L’Equipe on Wednesday, the 32-year-old French international midfielder returned to this night at the beginning of November 2021, evoking “a real ambush“.”I experienced an attack of incredible violence. Two hooded strangers took me out of the car I was in to beat me in the legs with iron bars. That night, I really thought I was going to stay there“, she first designated.
“I was screaming in pain. I tried to protect myself as much as possible. This scene, for me, lasted five minutesshe added. It was unbearable. I keep a very painful memory, very heavy“In the months that followed, the ex-Barcelona player has”feels the weight of the media machine“His return to the Parisian team, his links with Eric Abidal or his status with Les Bleues: Kheira Hamraoui felt “price in a storm, non-stop“.
As for his altercation with Sandy Baltimore, before Lyon-PSG (semi-final first leg of C1), Kheira Hamraoui also wanted to give his version of the facts. “At the end of training, on a set piece, we did not agree on the action. I told her to talk to me because she was behind me. There were just words. But as it happens, every day, in all clubs, girls or boys! We talked about a raised hand from me on my partner, it never existed“said the player under contract with PSG until June 2023. A team whose colors she could still defend in the months to come.”I am at the disposal of the club for next season“, she concluded.