Tevez’s father freed after kidnap

The Juventus striker’s father has been released by criminals after being held for a ransom for more than eight hours.

According to reports in Argentina, Carlos Tevez’s father has been freed after being kidnapped and held for ransom for more than eight hours.

The incident happened in the outskirts of the capital city Buenos Aires at around 7 a.m. local time when Juan Alberto Cabral’s car was hijacked, Argentina newspaper La Nacion has reported.

The offenders contacted Tevez’s family and made an initial demand that was much lower than a second request for ransom a short while later.

Police investigated the incident and Tevez traveled to his home country to help deal with the matter.