Kevin-Prince Boateng assaulted in street on Christmas Day | inside World Soccer

Schalke 04 midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng admitted himself to hospital on Christmas Day after being assaulted in a street in Kaarst, near Düsseldorf.

Kevin-Prince Boateng was attacked after celebrating Christmas with his family
Kevin-Prince Boateng was attacked after celebrating Christmas with his family

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According to German newspaper Bild, Boateng was leaving the house of his ex-wife after visiting his son on Christmas Day when he was attacked by an unknown assailant and fell onto a vase as a result.

The former Tottenham Hotspur and AC Milan player is reported to have suffered bruises to his ribs, back and neck and was treated at a local hospital.

"On Wednesday, December 25, 2013, at around 12.45, an incident of physical assault took place in Kaarst," read a police statement.

"A 26-year-old man, a resident of Meerbusch, was physically attacked on the street by a currently unidentified man.

"There are indications that the motive for the crime is connected to the personal affairs of the 26-year-old.

"The man was mildly injured. Criminal investigators have begun their work."

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