Bruno Fernandes das Dores de Souza, Flamengo soccer star, sentenced for murder of Eliza Samudio

(CNN) -- A famed Brazilian soccer goalkeeper has been convicted in the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Friday, a court said.

The former Flamengo star Bruno Fernandes das Dores de Souza was sentenced of 22 years and three months for the murder of Eliza Samudio and the abduction of a child.

The player's ex-wife, who was also on trial, was acquitted of kidnapping the child.

 
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