Manchester United centre-back Victor Lindelof’s house was broken into on Wednesday evening whilst he played for the Red Devils in the 3-1 win at Brentford – with his wife Maja describing the upsetting ordeal in a statement on Instagram.
Lindelof played all 90 minutes in his 21st appearance of the season for United in all competitions.
Ralf Rangnick’s men ran out 3-1 winners in the capital against an aggrieved Brentford side, who were perhaps unfortunate not to come away with at least one point.
Yet whilst the game was going on, his wife Maja and two children were at home in the Manchester area, where thiefs broke into their house.
Managing to hide and lock themselves away in a room, the Swedish family remained unscathed in what was undoubtedly a terrifying experience.
And Maja took to social media to let fans know that they are unharmed after the incident.
“During Victor’s game this Wednesday night we had a break-in at our house in Manchester,” Maja posted on Instagram.
“I was home alone with both the kids but we managed to hide and lock ourselves in a room before they entered our house.
“We are okay under the circumstances but it was obviously a very traumatic and scary moment for both me and my little kids.
“We are now in Sweden and are spending some time off with our families.”
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