Eric Olhatsthe scout who discovered Antoine Griezmann for elite football, He is detained in Bayonne on suspicion that he may have sexually assaulted a footballer from the French-Basque city team when I was younger, more than twenty years ago.
Bayonne Public ProsecutorJrme Bourrier, confirmed to the French media that the arrest has been extended this Thursday while the interrogations continue to contrast the facts that are reproached for him, which date back to the years between 1990 and 2000, when he was coach of the youth section of Aviron Bayonnais.
In addition to one complaint for rape formalized in August 2021, other allegations of touching and sexual assault are being verified.
In 2010, Olhats (who is now 59 years old) had already been accused of corruption of minors, but the Justice acquitted him.
In the world of football he is known in particular for having been the one who led Griezmann to Real Sociedad at the age of 13. He was her representative for years, although they had not been in contact for a long time. Currently, he worked as a scout for Atlético de Madrid in France.