Achraf Hakimi: 7 things you should know about the PSG star’s divorce scandal
Achraf Hakimi’s marriage to Hiba Abouk is nearly over, with their divorce already imminent.
Achraf Hakimi and his wife Hiba Abouk have since been on the verge of separation as the Paris Saint Germain star is currently being investigated having been charged with rape.
Hakimi is accused of raping a 24-year-old lady in his home in Boulogne, Paris while his wife and kids were on holiday on Sunday night, February 25, as first reported by Le Parisien.
However, Hakimi’s lawyer and representative, Fanny Colin, has since denied all the accusations, against the player.
“The accusations are false. He is calm and is making himself available to the authorities”, Colin was quoted to have said as per Le Parisien.
PSG are also yet to release an official statement on the incident amid ongoing investigations but Hakimi’s marriage is pretty much all but over.
We reported that Hakimi’s marriage to his wife Hiba Abouk had hit a stumbling block with the latter considering a divorce as the best option for the couple.
Hakimi and his Tunisian wife have been estranged for some time and have been working towards separating legally prior to the reported rape case.
7 things to know as Achraf Hakimi’s wife files for divorce from PSG star:
1. Achraf Hakimi is NOT yet divorced from Hiba Abouk
Prior to the reports of their imminent divorce, Hakimi’s wife, Hiba Abouk had deleted some photos of herself and the Morocco international from her Instagram page.
The move came after Hakimi was accused of raping a 24-year-old lady in her absence last February.
2. Achraf Hakimi is 12 years younger than his wife
Hakimi is currently 24 while his Tunisian wife is 36.
The sizeable difference in their ages is understood to be one of the reasons behind her decision to divorce the PSG wingback.
3. Hiba Abouk has labelled her marriage to Achraf Hakimi, ‘a failed project’
In an interview in March, Abouk revealed that the reason behind her desire to divorce Hakimi is because their marriage was practically done.
El Cierre Digital, also reported the Tunisian actress wanted to enjoy a home life together with her children, Amín, 3, and Naim, 1, but the Hakimi only wanted to continue partying and living like a bachelor.
4. Achraf Hakimi’s wife is currently against him amid the recent rape charges
Hakimi’s wife Hiba Abouk finally broke her silence last month since the rape reports emerged.
According to a statement released on Monday, March 27, via her official Instagram account, she began by defending her silence on the matter, before going ahead to open up on her divorce plans.
5. Unconfirmed reports claim Achraf Hakimi willed his entire fortune to his mother
Rumours claim that Hakimi had already put his entire fortune in his mother’s (Saida Mouh) name a long time ago.
The unconfirmed reports alleged that this came to light during the divorce proceedings, by Hiba Abouk’s lawyer who found out that the PSG player had no property and no money in the bank to part with.
6. Achraf Hakimi’s imminent divorce means that his marriage only lasted for three years
Achraf Hakimi and Hiba Abouk married in 2020, two years after meeting in 2018.
However, an imminent divorce now means the PSG star is set to record one of the shortest marriages in football history.
7. Acharf Hakimi’s wife Hiba Abouk is one of the most popular Spanish-Tunisian actresses
Although Hakimi’s wife Hiba Aboukhris Benslimane was born in Madrid, the youngest of four siblings, she is of Tunisian and Libyan descent.
Her parents had earlier settled in Spain after emigrating from Tunisia.