Joao Cancelo was attacked and robbed at his home while he was with his family.
The wave of robberies of footballers in Europe does not stop and this time the victim was the Manchester City side, Joao Cancelo, who was attacked and stripped of some belongings in his home
The Portuguese defender of Manchester City, Joao Cancelo was the most recent victim of crime in England after being attacked and robbed by four subjects who cut his face while the footballer was in London, the city in which his team will play next Sunday against Arsenal.
The news was made known by the footballer himself with a post on his Instagram account in which he posted a photo with a text explaining what happened. ”Unfortunately, today I was assaulted by four cowards who hurt me and tried to hurt my family . When you show resistance, this is what happens, ”he said.
“They managed to remove all my jewelry and leave my face in this state. I don’t know how people are so mean. The most important thing for me is my family and luckily they are all well ”, added the international with Portugal.
Despite the aggression, the footballer assured that this is just an unfortunate situation in his life, which he will overcome and come back stronger. “After so many obstacles in my life, this is just one more that I will overcome. Firm and strong as always ”.
For its part, Manchester City spoke out about it and regretted the situation that its side went through. “We are shocked that Joao Cancelo and his family were subjected to a robbery at their home tonight during which Joao was also assaulted.
“Joao and his family are being supported by the Club and he is helping the police with their inquiries while they investigate this serious matter,” he said.
We are shocked and appalled that Joao Cancelo and his family were subjected to a burglary at their home this evening during which Joao was also assaulted. (1/2)
— Manchester City (@ManCity) December 30, 2021