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Ex-Italy star Roberto Baggio, household robbed at gunpoint

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Retired Italy star Roberto Baggio was robbed at gunpoint at his house whereas watching the nationwide workforce’s recreation in opposition to Spain on the European Championship on Thursday, native police stated.

At the least 5 armed robbers burst into Baggio’s villa close to the northern metropolis of Vicenza round round 10 p.m. native time, in accordance with Italian media experiences. One struck Baggio on the top with the butt of a gun when the previous soccer participant confronted them.

The robbers locked Baggio, 57, and his household in a room whereas they stole jewellery, watches and money.

After the thieves left, Baggio broke down the door and known as police. He was taken to the hospital and acquired stitches for the wound. His members of the family weren’t harmed.

“Something can occur underneath such circumstances. Happily, the violence solely resulted in some stitches, bruises and plenty of worry,” Baggio stated in an announcement to the Italian information company ANSA. “Now we now have to recover from the worry.”

Baggio performed 56 video games for Italy, scoring 27 objectives. He performed for Juventus, Inter Milan and AC Milan, three of the nation’s greatest golf equipment.

Spain received the match in opposition to Italy in Gelsenkirchen 1-0.

Info from Reuters and the Related Press contributed to this report.