Feyenoord winger Eljero Elia was released from prison on Tuesday after spending the night in a cell for involvement in a brawl.

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elia feyElia was detained by Police on Monday after coming in for questioning on his involvement in a brawl in Rotterdam city centre last Thursday. A 26-year-old man was knocked out unconscious, with AD reporting that sources have indicated that Elia dealt the first blow.

After his release, Elia took to Twitter to respond to the media speculation surrounding the incident. He tweeted, “You will soon know the truth. 1 thing nobody got touched.”

The investigation is still ongoing with police searching for more witnesses. The two other suspects detained, a 31-year-old man from The Hague and 24-year-old man from Leiden, were also released.

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