Edwin Congo was apprehended by Spanish police for drug trafficking wrote Marca. Congo is Madrid former Colombian national football team player and former Real Madrid member.
After cross-questioning, the Colombian was liberated but nine other people were in police operation who were arrested with him.
The 43-year-old made a transfer history in Colombian football by moving from Colombian club Once Caldas to Real in 1999 for five million euros, which was then the largest transfer.
He was loaned to Real Valladolid after failing to impose himself at Real Madrid, where he played 14 times and scored one goal. Real then loaned him to Vitoria Guimaraes and then sold him to Levante where he stayed for four years.
Edwin retired in 2009 but before that, he played for Sporting Gijon and Recreativo de Huelva. In recent years Congo has represented Real Madrid Legends in charity matches.