Unknown gunmen in hoods hit the home of Valencia and Dutch footballer, Justin Kluivert, days after Valencia sank into a heated racial row in La Liga.
Kluivert, 24, who is currently plying his trade on loan with Valencia from Italy outfit, Roma, is said to have been away with his teammates when the attack occured.
According to marca, the hooded gunmen broke into Kluivert’s home in Betera and carted away valuables, injuring his partner.
Kluivert and his teammates are facing a dire relegation battle in La Liga with just two points above the relegation zone.
The Dutch footballer is said to have joined his teammates preparing for a midweek clash with Mallorca today when the gunmen broke into the house.
According to Valencia Plaza, Justin Kluivert’s partner was battered by the merciless and menace-looking assailants after she returned home from walking the dogs.
The gunmen were able to gain access to the property by compeling Kluivert’s partner to grant access into the house after she returned from walking the dogs.
After gaining access to the property, reports from Spanish media reveal the gunmen asked Justin Kluivert’s partner the whereabout of her lover’s valuables. They were reportedly speaking in English accents and did not wait for the lady’s response before descending on her at gun point.
Valuables such as jewelries, watches, and clothes estimated at £138, 000 has been stolen from the property.
Justin Kluivert’s partner has sustained injuries from the break-in with reports confirming the news reached her lover, Justin Kluivert, in Palmer where he is preparing for the crunch La Liga tie against Mallorca.
The attack on Justin Kluivert’s home is coming at the backdrop of the racial row that engulfed La Liga and Spain following Valencia’s 1-0 win against Real Madrid on Sunday.
Valencia fans hurled racial slurs on Real Madrid star Vinicius Jr, sparking calls to end all forms of racism in football.
However, it is yet unconfirmed whether the attack is linked to the controversial match against Real Madrid.
Meanwhile, incidents of robbery attack on La Liga players is a recurring decimal.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arrived Chelsea last summer with a broken jaw due to an attack on his home while he was at Barcelona.
The homes of Alvaro Morata, Carvajal and Karim Benzema have also been reportedly burgled.
Who is Justin Kluivert?
Justin Kluivert is Dutch professional footballer, playing as winger for Valencia on loan from Roma.
He is the son of legendary Dutch striker and former Barcelona forward, Patrick Kluivert, 46,
Justin Kluivert started his youth career at Ajax. He made his first senior club appearance for Jong Ajax in 2016 before joining Ajax main team.
He made 44 appearances for the club, scoring 12 goals before joining Roma in 2018. Since 2021, Roma has loaned Kluivert to three different clubs – RB Leipzig, Nice, and Valencia.
Kluivert has won only 3 caps with Dutch national team since making his debut in 2018.
Who is Justin Kluivert’s partner?
Not much is known about Justin Kluivert’s partner that was attacked by the hooded assailants.
Justin Kluivert has been known to be single before he dropped a post of himself with his partner on his social media handle in February 2022 with just a love emoji.
Kluivert also shared a shot of himself and the beautiful blonde sharing a hug in November 2022.
Justin Kluivert Roma contract and net worth
Justin Kluivert joined Roma from Ajax, signing a five-year contract which is set to expire at the end of this season.
His estimated annual earnings at the club is £2.86m while his weekly wage is £55,000. As of 2023, his net worth was estimated at £15m.