Benjamin Mendy returns to the pitch after being cleared of rape allegations


Former Manchester City player, Benjamin Mendy did not take time before returning to the pitch after he was cleared of all rape allegations charged against him.

The French defender was seen training with some local footballers on a pitch in Manchester. He turned up at the Pitts complex in Ardwick, Manchester, for a local football game with some strangers, according to the Sun.

Benjamin Mendy broke down in tears when he was declared a free man on Friday, July 14, 2023. after a jury cleared him of attempting to rape a woman aged 29 as she showered at his home in October 2018. He was also found not guilty of raping a 24-year-old woman in his bedroom at his mansion in Prestbury, Cheshire, two years later.

There are rumours that he might head to Saudi Arabia to pick up his football career, however, there is nothing confirmed from sources close to the player. The last time Mendy played professional football was in August 2021 for Manchester City.