Ciro Immobile Reacts After Fatal Car Crash Near Lazio Stadium [Videos]

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Italy and Lazio forward Ciro Immobile was caught up in a fatal car crash near Lazio Olympic stadium.

Ciro Immobile
Immobile’s car smashed by a tram in fatal autocrash near Lazio Stadium

According to Corriere dello sport, the 33-year-old Italian footballer was involved in a fatal auto crash on Sunday.

A tram reportedly beat the traffic signal and ran into Immobile’s car, smashing it into pieces.

The accident occured just few kilometers from Lazio’s Olympic stadium.

A version of the accident as captured by the tram driver blames Ciro Immobile for the accident.

The driver, as disclosed by Republica, said he moved after green traffic signal only for Immobile to sped up and crashed into the tram.

Ciro Immobile
Scene of the wreckage

Immobile has now debunked the tram driver’s version of the incident. According to him, he “behaved correctly” and was not to be blamed for the accident.

His full translated statement posted on his Instagram Stories by his legal team, reads;

“The thoughts of my client Ciro Immobile, who is shaken over what happened today, go to his two daughters and to the driver of the tram, who he hopes will have a quick recovery.

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”[He is] Relieved that nobody suffered serious injuries, aware in this moment that he behaved correctly, he has full trust in the authorities who are completing their investigation.”

Reports confirmed Immobile was with two of his daughters in the car and there were passengers in the tram.

There are no report of casualties and Immobile and his two daughters have not sustained any serious injury.

Italian authorities have reportedly begun investigations into the incident.

Ciro Immobile

Born on 20 February, 1990 in Campania, Italy, Ciro Immobile is a professional football player who plays as a striker for Lazio in Serie A and Italy national team.

Ciro Immobile

Immobile has a legendary football career grown and nurtured in Italy, where he is currently plying his trade.

He began his football journey in 2002 playing for Sorrento youth team before he joined Juventus Academy in 2008.

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He made his first senior club appearance for Juventus in 2009. Immobile spent three years at Juventus and made just three appearances for the club.

He struggled for a starting berth and had spent most of his seasons with Juventus on loan spells.

He was loaned to three clubs, Siena, Grosseto, and Pescaea while at Juventus before Genoa signed him in 2012.

At Genoa, Ciro Immobile began to breath life into his career. He made 33 apearances and scored 5 goals before joining Torino just a year later.

At Torino, Immobile honed his attacking skills and was able to hurled in 22 goals in 33 appearances for the Serie A side.

His first sojourn out of Italian football saw him move to Borussia Dortmund in 2014 where he made 24 appearances before moving to Laliga in 2015 where he played for Sevilla.

In 2016, the Italy forward returned to Italian football joining his former club Torino on loan. That same year, he was signed by Lazio where he is currently plying his trade and is among the top strikers in Serie A.

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He has made 236 appearances for Lazio, scoring 160 goals.

The 33-year-old is still active in international football. He made his debut for Italy national team in 2014 and has won 55 caps for the team, scoring 15 goals.

He won the 2020 European Championship with Italy.

Immobile Wife and Children

Ciro Immobile is a husband and father of four. Immobile reportedly met the love of his life Jessica Melena, an Italian beauty, in 2010 while he was at Juventus.

Ciro Immobile

After four years of a rewarding relationship, the two love birds decided to tie the knot in 2014.

The marriage is blessed with four children. The first child, a female, Michela was born in 2013 while the second child, another female was born in 2015.

Immobile’s family welcomed their first son, Mattia, in 2019 while the fourth child was born in 2022.

Immobile Contract and Networth

Cire Immobile signed a new two-year contract with Lazio in August, 2022 to extend his stay at Lazio until 2025.

Immobile earns £123,000 in weekly wages at Lazio. His estimated net worth is €15m.

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