Greek prosecutor tells Harry Maguire to reveal video of Mykonos arrest

A Greek prosecutor has urged 'arrogant' captain Harry Maguire to 'show us the video' that the footballer says will prove his innocence. 

Maguire is appealing his conviction and suspended prison sentence after he was found guilty of assault during a brawl on the island of Myknonos last month.  

Ioannis Paradissis said the England defender would have done better to retain local solicitors on the island of Syros rather than recruiting expensive lawyers from Athens.  

'From the start his lawyer wanted to adjourn the trial saying there was at least one video that proved his innocence,' Paradissis told The Sun. 'Well show us the video then. Why has it taken so long?'. 

Harry Maguire (pictured) is appealing his conviction and suspended prison sentence after he was found guilty of assault during a brawl on the island of Myknonos last month

Harry Maguire (pictured) is appealing his conviction and suspended prison sentence after he was found guilty of assault during a brawl on the island of Myknonos last month

Savaging Maguire's legal team, Parassidis said the footballer's defence 'couldn't have been worse. It was weak and contradictory. 

'One moment their line was that he was drunk and didn't know what he was doing; the next that he was afraid of being abducted and was being violently attacked.'

The UK-trained lawyer said he felt 'offended' when Maguire dropped his local solicitors in favour of a human rights lawyer from Athens. 

He said Maguire had 'come across as arrogant' and criticised the England player for refusing to apologise or condemn the alleged violence.  

Maguire says he was 'scared' for his life and thought he was the victim of a kidnapping when he was arrested on the Greek holiday island.

Prosecutor Ioannis Paradissis (pictured) said the England defender would have done better to retain local solicitors

Prosecutor Ioannis Paradissis (pictured) said the England defender would have done better to retain local solicitors

The 27-year-old was given a suspended sentence of 21 months and 10 days after being found guilty of repeated bodily harm, attempted bribery, violence against public employees and insult after his arrest on Mykonos.

In a statement printed in Greek publication Protothema, one of the arresting officers on the night of the scrap recalled Maguire launching a torrent of abuse as he was placed under arrest.  

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