Harry Maquire fights for his reputation and future following fiasco in Greece

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Harry Maguire claims he thought he was being kidnapped when he assaulted undercover police – but they say the Manchester United captain was drunk and misbehaved. (PHOTO: GALLO IMAGES/GETTY IMAGES)
Harry Maguire claims he thought he was being kidnapped when he assaulted undercover police – but they say the Manchester United captain was drunk and misbehaved. (PHOTO: GALLO IMAGES/GETTY IMAGES)

It was meant to be a dream break in a luxury villa on the Greek island of Mykonos, a lick of land in the Aegean Sea famous for its white beaches, luxury yachts and thumping nightlife.

But for England and Manchester United star Harry Maguire, it turned into a nightmare. 

The 27-year-old – nicknamed Humble Harry and widely regarded as one of the nicest guys in British soccer – recently spent two nights behind bars for allegedly resisting arrest and attacking and trying to bribe Greek cops. But Maguire insists he and his family and friends are the real victims.

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