Former Barcelona and Real Madrid player Luis Figo’s Madrid mansion was attacked on Wednesday night while the footballer wasn’t around and the robbers made away with jewellery worth €500,000 according to reports in the Spanish media. According to top Spanish magazine, AS, who reported the story;
‘The thieves – who apparently waited until Figo and his wife were out to ransack their home – did away with jewellery items and luxury watches with a value of approximately €500,000.’
‘The ex-Barcelona and Real Madrid star reported the incident to a police station in Hortaleza and an investigation is now underway.’
‘Figo’s house was also robbed in 2003 when three armed-men broke in and looted a great number of valuables.’
Figo made 127 appearances for Portugal, scoring 32 goals and shockingly swapped Barcelona for Real Madrid in 2000 for a then world record €60million fee.