Ángel Di María taken off during PSG game amid reports of robbery at home | Ángel Di María


Ángel Di María was substituted during Paris Saint-Germain’s Ligue 1 game in opposition to Nantes on Sunday evening, amid reports that his home had been robbed whereas his household have been at the property.

The Argentinian was withdrawn within the 62nd minute after the PSG coach, Mauricio Pochettino, briefly left the sphere following an earlier dialogue with sporting director Leonardo. Pochettino accompanied his countryman again to the dressing room along with his arm round him.

The winger is assumed to have left Parc des Princes after being taken out of the game, which PSG went on to lose 2-1. In line with L’Equipe, burglars managed to steal a secure from Di María’s home containing jewelry and watches price at least €500,000 (£428,250).

The PSG membership captain, Marquinhos, was additionally focused with burglars breaking into his dad and mom’ home on Sunday. “No person was damage and all people is properly … French authorities have launched an inquiry,” the Brazilian mentioned in a press release.

Marquinhos has said his parents’ home was also targeted on Sunday evening.
Marquinhos has mentioned his dad and mom’ home was additionally focused on Sunday night. {Photograph}: Benoît Tessier/Reuters

“There was a state of affairs outdoors of sport itself that you simply’re now conscious of,” Pochettino mentioned after the game, with out mentioning Di María by identify. “For the gamers this goes past soccer and it needs to be taken into consideration.” No additional particulars have been instantly offered.

Di María was the sufferer of an tried housebreaking in February 2015, whereas he was enjoying for Manchester United. Three males reportedly used scaffolding poles to smash patio doorways whereas the participant and his household have been consuming dinner. The robbers fled empty-handed however Di María was reportedly left shaken by the incident.

Sunday’s defeat leaves PSG three factors behind league leaders Lille. Julian Draxler had put the hosts forward at half-time however Kylian Mbappé’s error allowed Randal Kolo Muani to equalise moments earlier than Di María was substituted. Moses Simon then transformed Muani’s cross to seal a shock win that lifted Nantes out of the underside two.