Spanish football legend, Sergio Ramos was the victim of a home invasion and robbery while he was way playing for his new club Sevilla in the Champions League.
Thieves broke into his home while he was away and stole luxury watches and jewelry while his four kids were present in the house which is in the Andalusia region of Spain.
The 37-year-old defender who had previously played for Real Madrid and Paris St. Germain (PSG) was targeted by the thieves while playing away in the Champions League for Sevilla at French club Lens.
The Daily Mail is reporting that only the four kids of Ramos were present in the home as both Ramos and his wife were away working.
The thieves reportedly made away with sizeable loot of cash along with the jewelry and luxury watches. The family had only recently moved to the location following the free transfer of Ramos from PSG to Sevilla.
Ramos is the latest star footballer to be targeted by home invading thieves in Spain after Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and Robert Lewandowski were both robbed while playing for Barcelona in 2022
In the case of Aubameyang, the thieves met him at home and held his family hostage, while ransacking their property and making away with loot.
Also in 2021, Barcelona forward, Ansu Fati was robbed in similar fashion. Fati is now on loan at English Premier side, Brighton.
The disturbing trend of star footballers targeted by thieves in Spain has now assumed an alarming and worrisome pattern.