the essential Patrice Evra, now retired from football, affirms in his autobiography and in an interview in the English press that he was the victim of sexual assault during his adolescence.
He only recently confessed to his mother about these sexual assaults. “It’s a difficult situation. A mother does not expect to hear that from her own child,” Patrice Evra says in an interview with the daily The Times . “She sensed that something was wrong and asked me why I didn’t want to sleep in the professor’s house. It was only now that I am 40 years old that I told him. It was a big shock for her “.
This teacher, Patrice Evra would sleep there when he was a teenager. He says in his autobiography that he “put his hands under my bedspread and tried to touch me”. Patrice Evra remembers: “I knew what he was doing was wrong and I tried to push him away and hit him (…) It lasted 10 or 15 minutes, like a fight. He wasn’t joking and did everything to take my pants off. No words were spoken in the dark but he was touching himself and was sexually aroused. ” . One last night, this teacher sexually assaulted the young Patrice Evra via touching.
If Patrice Evra never spoke about it, it is because he was “too ashamed”. He says that at the age of 24, when he was playing in Monaco, the police contacted him about this teacher and other children who were potentially from it. victims. He then denied for fear of reactions.
At 40 years old, Patrice Avra assures him on a daily basis The Times : “I don’t want children in my situation be ashamed of themselves “.