Tension in Paris as armed raiders attack Messi hotel, family lives, steal thousands of pounds and jewelry
- Lionel Messi is currently staying at the 5-star Le Royal Monceau hotel because the former Barcelona man has not yet found an apartment in Paris
- Reports say masked raiders stormed the hotel and took thousands of pounds of jewelry and cash
- Criminals raided apartment above Messi’s suite with £ 3,000 gold necklace, £ 500 earrings and £ 2,000 of missing money
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Reports from France indicate that the hotel where Lionel Messi and members of his family live in Paris has been raided by masked men.
The Argentine legend moved to Paris Saint-Germain during the summer and he and his family members moved to France.
The 34-year-old has yet to find a permanent apartment and the latest reports claim masked raiders have hit the hotel where the superstar is staying, taking thousands of pounds of jewelry and cash.
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Upon arriving at the Royal Monceau, Messi took the time to greet fans from the balcony and it has now been discovered that a gang had shrunk the exterior of the building and entered after unlocking the balcony door.
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Star of the day claim the criminals entered the stream above Messi’s suite and ransacked four rooms.
A guest victim of the incident revealed he was missing a £ 3,000 gold necklace, £ 500 earrings and £ 2,000 in cash when she returned the next day.
She said via SunSport:
“Paying a fortune for a fancy and safe place and having someone come into your room is very disturbing. Police told us they saw two men with a bag on the roof on CCTV cameras but could not identify them.
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“They said three other thefts were also reported. A Moroccan in the next room told me that his watch had been stolen.
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Meanwhile, Lionel Messi Lionel Messi met Grammy-winning musician Ed Sheeran shortly after Paris Saint-Germain recorded their first Champions League of the season.
The Parisians clashed with Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City at the Parc des Princes as the Argentine scored his first goal for the club in front of their home fans.
The current world’s top player had no idea he would meet multi-platinum artist Ed Sheeran after the game as they took a photo together.
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Earlier, Brief News reported that Lionel Messi scored his first goal for French club Paris Saint-Germain as the Argentine legend found the back of the net in their 2-0 win over Manchester City, Marca reports.
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The hosts introduced the attacking trio of Messi, Neymar and Mbappe in the meeting and it ultimately paid off for Mauricio Pochettino.
Although Manchester City relatively dominated most parts of the meeting, it was PSG who won the three courtesy goals of Idrissa Gueye and Lionel Messi.
The hosts opened the scoring in the 8th minute after Mbappe cut the signing ball and Messi missed, but the ball fell on Gueye, who touched before shooting in the upper right corner of about eight meters. PSG 1-0 Manchester City.