Manchester City defender Joao Cancelo is the victim of a cowardly assault

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

Portugal’s defender did not say on his Instagram Story post where the attack took place.

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“Unfortunately today I was attacked by four cowards who hurt me and tried to hurt my family,” Cancelo wrote. “When you show resistance, that’s what happens. They managed to take all my jewelry and leave me with my face with this condition.”

The image showed a deep cut over his right eye.

“I do not know how there are people with such evil,” he wrote.

“The most important thing for me is my family, and fortunately they all have it. And I after many obstacles in my life, this is just one more that I want to overcome. Firm and strong, as always. “

City did not respond to a request for comment Thursday night.

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