By Chris Wright
Daniel Bauer, a midfielder who plays for Magdeburg in Germany’s Northern regional league, has been forced to flee from his hometown after five masked men broke into his house and threatened him and his girlfriend on Friday night.
So, was Bauer the victim of an opportunist burglary? No. Was he beaten to a bloody pulp over gambling debts, etc? Not quite, no.
In fact, the five men turned out to be incensed Magdeburg fans who had had enough of Bauer’s lapse form of late, with the 29-year old midfielder relaying the incident