Jorge Ribeiro, who was suspended by Farense, said today he had not attacked SAD's executive director, André Geraldes, and announced that he would file a criminal complaint against the leader.
"I know that the personal attack of which I was a victim does not reflect the sentiment of all those who have worked with me over the last few years and will resort to all legal means at my disposal to restore the truth and demand responsibility from those who have denigrated my good name and reputation, especially Mr. André Geraldes, for all the damage he has done to me and continues to cause, "said the player, at a press conference held today at the Hotel Faro, accompanied by the President of the Players' Union, Joaquim Evangelista.
The 37-year-old has been disciplined by Farense, who was representing him three years ago, but waited until the end of the season to react to the incident.
Noting that the renovation was well underway until he felt "discomfort and resentment" from André Geraldes, the player recalled that a SAD member, who did not name him, would have transmitted to Jorge Ribeiro information that the leader would have said that he would fire him after the game of the last day of the Second League, the reception to the Academician of Viseu.
The player requested a meeting with the president of SAD, João Rodrigues, but this was not available, eventually confronting André Geraldes with that information.
"He reacted in an aggressive and arrogant way, saying that he could do it as he pleased, then to associate my family with the discussion, saying to be careful how he spoke because he knew where I lived, that I have a pregnant woman and children," he said. some emotion, Jorge Ribeiro.
The footballer confirmed that he was exalted for "not admitting threats to the family and calling into question" his professionalism, ensuring, however, that "at no time" had any physical contact with Geraldes.
Jorge Ribeiro, who was prevented from entering SAD's premises on the following day, announced that he would file a criminal complaint against André Geraldes for threats, defamation and slander.
Source close to the leader has already denied the accusation, emphasizing that Geraldes has seven witnesses of the whole incident that can confirm his version.