The allegations of bodily and emotional abuse have been made by Polo’s former accomplice, Genesis Alarcon, on the tv present, “Magaly TV, La Firme.” Alarcon can be the mom of his kids.
“He pulled my hair. I fell to the ground,” Alarcon mentioned. “He slapped me within the face and gave me a black eye.”
Alarcon additionally accused Polo of not offering for her and their kids financially.
“My kids have been sick for 2 weeks. My daughter did not cease vomiting,” she mentioned. “I did not have a approach to get round, I needed to promote my sneakers.”
Polo has been in preseason coaching camp with the Timbers since Jan. 18. However following publication of the allegations, the Timbers moved shortly to droop the participant.
In a press release to ESPN, the membership mentioned: “The Timbers are conscious of the allegations of home violence regarding Andy Polo and have notified the league workplace. Efficient instantly, Polo has been suspended by the league and faraway from all staff actions. MLS is conducting an investigation into the matter and can stay in shut communication with the Timbers and the MLS Gamers Affiliation all through the method. As that is an ongoing investigation, the Timbers may have no additional remark.”
Polo joined the Timbers in 2018 after transferring from Monarcas Morelia, initially on mortgage, and later finishing a full switch. He has made 69 league and playoff appearances, scoring two targets and including 5 assists. He missed many of the 2021 season after sustaining a ruptured quadriceps muscle and a torn meniscus in his left leg in a Could 22 match in opposition to the LA Galaxy.
Polo is a present Peru worldwide, having made 37 appearances with one aim.