29th September, 2019
It is no longer news that Real Madrid were able to secure a very valuable point in their away match against Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
However, while Casemiro was busy contributing his own quota to ensuring that the Los Blancos came away from that game undefeated, his house was being burgled with his wife and children forced to hide in the top floor.
This incidence of course, has somewhat dampened the team’s joy of their performance at the Metropolitano Wanda.
The Real Madridl midfielder is the latest high-profile footballer to fall victim to burglars after the likes of Zinedine Zidane, Isco, Alvaro Morata and Lucas Vasquez suffered the same fate at various times.
The same fate had earlier also befallen Liverpool star Sadio Mane as he had his home burgled while playing for the Reds against Bayern Munich at Anfield in February.
In this latest case however, it was the Spanish television channel El Chiringuito that came up with the news about the break-in at Casemiro’s home during Real Madrid’s 0-0 draw with Atletico Madrid.
It was revealed that the robbers broke in while the midfielder’s wife and children hid upstairs in the house.
In the mean time, Maca Capilla, the wife of Lucas Vazquez, has taken to social media to voice her distress at this worrying trend of footballers’ houses being broken into.
Her husband’s home was also robbed last summer while they were on holiday, even as the same thing has happened to the likes of Zinedine Zidane and Isco.
“One after the other,” she wrote on Instagram.
“When will we be able to live in peace in your own home?
“When will we be able to go to work in peace?”
As it stands now, nothing less than 15 footballers in Spain have seen their houses robbed in the last few years.
Such players include Gerard Pique, Karim Benzema, Jordi Alba, Alvaro Morata, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Arthur Melo, Joaquin, William Carvalho, Ezequiel Garay, Gabriel Paulista, Ramiro Funes Mori and Geoffrey Kondogbia.