Formula One driver Lando Norris was ‘mugged for his £40,000 watch as he got into £165,000 McLaren supercar’ amid chaos after Euro 2020 final
- The McLaren driver had posted a picture of himself at the match on Instagram
- But it is understood as he approached his car after the match, he was mugged
- A spokesman for his McLaren team said 21-year-old was ‘understandably shaken’
- Find out the latest Euro 2020 news including fixtures, live action and results here
Lando Norris was reportedly mugged for his £40,000 watch after England lost to Italy in the European Championship final.
Gareth Southgate’s side lost on penalties to the Azzurri at Wembley on Sunday, with Formula One star Norris in attendance.
And as reported by the Sun, the McLaren driver was mugged after the game as he approached his £165,000 McLaren supercar.
McLaren driver Lando Norris was reportedly mugged for his £40,000 watch after England lost against Italy in the European Championship final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday evening
There were widespread reports of fan violence, hooliganism, crime and disorder at Wembley
A witness told the Sun: ‘Lando was held and another robber pulled off his watch in a split second. Lando looked pretty shaken up. Security had been a nightmare all night.’
Following the incident, a McLaren team spokesman said the 21-year-old was ‘understandably shaken’.
It was also reported that one robber grabbed him and held him still while the other ripped off his valuable Richard Mille timepiece.
Football fans storm through the security barriers at Wembley just moments before the game
With no police in sight, stewards try in vain to force them back but scores barge their way in
Norris posted a picture of himself to his 3.4million follower on Instagram with the caption: ‘Kinda sad, but (heart emoji) you @England.’
The news comes amid widespread reports of fan violence, ticketless supporters storming the stadium and bypassing security in shocking scenes.
Sportsmail‘s Martin Samuel criticised the thugs as not able to handle the final after the unedifying scenes.
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