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Latin American football seen as rife with violence against women

Buenos Aires (AFP) – The world of Latin American football is often criticized as one in which violence against women is tolerated, and now there is a new case to further soil its reputation. Two top players — Colombians Edwin Cardona and Wilmar Barrios — who play for one of Argentina’s storied teams, Boca Juniors, are accused of assaulting and threatening two women.  However, they are not the first men to face such controversy.
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