British F1 star Lando Norris was mugged at Wembley and had his £40,000 watch stolen after attending the Euro 2020 closing as unsavoury incidents marred the sport.
The 21-year-old was unhurt within the incident which occurred after he had watched England’s penalty shootout defeat to Italy on Sunday evening.
A press release from the System 1 crew stated Norris was being supported forward of this weekend’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone, after being left ‘shaken’ by the incident.
It learn: “McLaren Racing can affirm that Lando Norris was concerned in an incident, after the Euro 2020 closing match at Wembley, throughout which the watch he was sporting was taken.
“Fortunately, Lando was unhurt however he’s understandably shaken. The crew is supporting Lando and we’re positive that racing followers will be part of us in wishing him all the perfect for the British Grand Prix this weekend.
“As that is now a police matter we can’t remark additional.”
And it wasn’t simply at Wembley the place there have been unsavoury incidents, as James DeGale had his Olympic gold medal and MBE stolen from his dad and mom’ home throughout Sunday’s Euro 2020 closing.
The boxer gained gold on the 2008 Beijing Olympic Video games and was then appointed an MBE the next yr after capturing Britain’s solely boxing gold of the video games.
De Gale posted pictures and a video on Instagram of somebody wearing black approaching the door of his dad and mom’ home earlier than obscuring the CCTV digital camera.
The previous two-time super-middleweight champion revealed the incident occurred as England have been taking part in Italy within the closing of the European Championship, which the Three Lions misplaced on penalties following a 1-1 draw after 120 minutes.
DeGale, 35, wrote: “My dad or mum’s home acquired burgled final evening while our boys have been attempting to convey it residence!
“He took two of my prize possessions MY OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL AND MY MBE. They’re nugatory to anybody aside from me and they’re two achievements that I prize from my boxing profession.
“I’m gutted and wish my medals again. Can anybody assist by reporting any info you will have. Please share far and large.”
The match, which ought to have been a proud second for the nation, was marred by the scenes exterior Wembley within the lead as much as the sport.
Adrian Durham and Darren Bent gave first hand accounts of the stunning scenes on Wembley Means, saying what began as ‘good, enjoyable hi-jinks’ quickly grew to become ‘like World Warfare 3’.
Various ticketless followers managed to get into Wembley stadium and watch the match, with experiences family members of the England gamers discovered their seats have been taken by people who had illegally entered the bottom.
The son of Italy supervisor Roberto Mancini, Andrea, was additionally compelled from his seat by thugs and needed to watch the ultimate from the Wembley steps.
The Metropolitan Police stated there had been 53 arrests related to the match for quite a lot of offences. The drive additionally reported 19 officers had been injured as they confronted “risky” crowds.
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