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Spanish coach suspended after release of intimate video

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LA CORUNA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 20: Victor Sanchez Del Amo the manager of Malaga CF looks on prior to the La Liga Smartbank match between Deportivo de La Coruna and Malaga CF at Abanca Riazor Stadium on October 20, 2019 in La Coruna, Spain. (Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

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MADRID -- Second-division Spanish club Malaga has suspended its coach because of an intimate video released online.

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The club said Tuesday coach Victor Sanchez del Amo was suspended “from his duties until a full investigation is carried out.”

It said it made the decision after “events that have recently been discovered and which have not yet been verified.”

Del Amo said on Twitter he was the victim of “harassment” and “extortion” because of the video. He said police were involved.

The 43-year-old Del Amo played as a midfielder for Real Madrid in the late 1990s.

Malaga is 16th in the 22-team second-division standings.