Very sad news from the Roots. Plus the take from Doug at the Beautiful Blog.
WARNING: The post contains written graphic content.
Today, the Oakland Roots were disappointed to learn that midfielder Benji Joya was arrested in San Jose on Wednesday. Therefore, the Club has decided to release him.
The Roots will have no further comment on this issue given the ongoing investigation.
— Oakland Roots (@oaklandrootssc) April 16, 2020
Youth soccer coach Hector Jimenez, 26, arrested for sending pix of his genitals via @Snapchat to 16yo girl, per @SanJosePD. Suspect is coach with Liverpool Club International Academy Bay Area & player for Roots Sports Club in Oakland pic.twitter.com/qAChdXX9QV
— Henry K. Lee (@henrykleeKTVU) April 16, 2020