2009 Masters champion Cabrera arrested

(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAO PAULO (AP) Brazil's federal police arrested Argentine golfer Angel Cabrera on Thursday for extradition to his homeland to face charges for several crimes allegedly committed from 2016 to last year, two officers said.

Cabrera, who won both Masters and U.S. Open championships, was on Interpol's red code list.

Police said in a statement that the arrest was made in an upper class area of Rio de Janeiro, without announcing the suspect's name. It described him only as a 51-year-old Argentine.


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