Manchester City defender Joao Cancelo, victim of a cowardly assault

Manchester City player Joao Cancelo has posted a photo of scars on his face after being attacked by four people on Thursday.

The Portugal defender did not say in his Instagram Story post where the attack occurred.

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“Unfortunately today I was assaulted by four cowards who hurt me and tried to hurt my family,” Cancelo wrote. “When you show resistance, this is what happens. They managed to remove all my jewelry and leave my face in this state. “

The photo showed a deep cut over his right eye.

“I don’t know how people are so mean,” he wrote.

“The most important thing for me is my family and luckily everyone is fine. And me after many obstacles in my life, this is just one more that I will overcome. Firm and strong, as always ”.

The city did not respond to a message seeking comment Thursday night.

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