The family Vertonghen during the Europa League match to be brutally assaulted

Four masked men earlier this week in the home of Jan Vertonghen collapses. In addition to his wife and children with knives, and threatened.

The men did Tuesday in the house, while the Belgian defender with a move to mls but the three lions in Germany for the match in the Champions League with RB Leipzig (3-0 defeat).

According to local police, the four men with balaclavas over their heads. They threaten the wife and children of Vertonghen, with the knife.

The criminals went with a different loot, of course. It was a way for the police was on the spot. No one was injured, but the event is in a mental sense, a lot of damage.

“We stand by john and his family during this terrible, painful experience,” said a spokesman for the england Striker told the BBC. “We are calling on everyone who can provide information on the police report.”

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Vertonghen is not the first victim

The defender is by no means the first professional footballer in Britain, who have been a victim of such a brutal attack. In december, knew about the robbers have to enter into the house of the Crystal Palace for defender Mamadou Sakho. It could be used in more than 500,000 pounds (about 550,000 euros) worth of equipment was stolen.

Last year, Arsenal player Mesut Özil in his car was robbed, and then team-mate Sead Kolasinac, the robbers got away. Both players have been after for some time, is threatened, which makes it the first game of the season and missed out.

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