Stolen jewelry and watches, violence: the first elements of the investigation into the burglaries at Di Maria and Marquinhos
The two PSG players were robbed on Sunday night while playing against Nantes, one at his own home and the other at his family’s home.
Dhe jewelry and watches were stolen from the home of Argentinian PSG star Angel Di Maria while he was playing Sunday in Neuilly (Hauts-de-Seine) in the presence of his family, but “there was no violence, ”AFP learned Monday from corroborating sources.
According to the first elements of the investigation for burglary, entrusted to the Brigade for the repression of banditry (BRB), the family of the Argentinian player was present but “did not meet” the burglars, explained a source close to the folder. She “did not hear anything” during the theft of the contents of the safe which was located on the floor of their home, added a police source.
Jewelry and watches, the damage of which remains to be assessed but is less than 500,000 euros, were stolen around 9:00 p.m. while Di Maria was on the lawn of the Parc des Princes to face Nantes in Ligue 1, we also continued. source.
The Argentine, who has just extended his contract until June 2022, was replaced thirty minutes from time after a discussion between sporting director Leonardo and coach Mauricio Pochetti, Argentinian like Di Maria.
Burglary with violence at the parents of Marquinhos
The family of PSG captain Marquinhos also suffered a burglary on Sunday evening: this break-in did not take place at his own home, but at members of his family in Yvelines, a neighboring department of Hauts-de-Seine.
This burglary, in the presence of the family including the father of the Parisian player, took place with “violence”, a source close to the investigation told AFP. However, this violence did not cause any injuries, added a police source, referring to “thefts of bags mainly” with “a booty” which remains to be established.
Another player of the Parisian club, Mauro Icardi, had already suffered a burglary in February.
Sunday’s two break-ins disrupted the team, according to Pochettino. “It’s not an excuse, but there has been an unusual drop in energy,” explained the Argentine coach. “We spoke with the players, but not about what happened footballistically.”
“There are situations outside football that you have to take into account,” Pochettino concluded.
On the ground, PSG lost the opportunity to take back the lead of L1 in Lille by collapsing in the second half where Nantes scored two goals, by Randal Kolo Muani (59) and Moses Simon (71), erasing the opening of the score of Julian Draxler (42).