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Armed robbers burgled the home of Alvaro Morata with his wife and children inside the property at the time of the robbery.
The burglars struck on Friday night while Morata was in the Faroe Islands for Spain’s Euro 2020 qualifier.
Morata’s wife Alice Campello and their twin sons Alessandro and Leonardo, are said to have been inside along with a nanny but none were harmed. However, reports claim that they were visibly shaken by the incident which happened around 11pm on Friday.
Police sources told Spanish media that the robbers were armed and are thought to have got into the property in the exclusive neighbourhood of La Moraleja north of Madrid via an upstairs window.
The burglars are believed to have taken a number of valuables during their raid, mainly jewellery and designer watches.
Morata was told about the break-in at the end of Spain’s 4-1 away victory against the Faroe Islands, but neither him nor his wife have commented on the incident.
Morata has blamed Sarri for his Chelsea misfortunes and also accused Chelsea fans of not respecting him.
“Now, signing for Atletico has been the best thing that could happen to me in my life,” Morata told Goal.
“I had a very bad time in London. In the end I was training alone. I talked to Maurizio Sarri and he told me some things that I knew were not going to be as he had said. I was very nervous.
“It’s a story I’d like to tell very slowly in the future. I went from being tied on the same amount of goals as [Mohamed] Salah and [Harry] Kane at the start of the first year, and people made a song about me, I could not even go out in London! And one day I get up with a shooting pain in my back, my level goes down, and they start telling me everything [referring to criticism about him] in England. You are supposed to be respected by fans, but you know…”
“I think in the end it was destiny [moving back to Atletico]. I left Atletico, and every so often I had the opportunity to return, although not so often when I was younger. When you have a bad time in a place, you don’t have that chance often [to return].
“It motivated me a lot that Simeone called me, no matter the club I was at, and told me that I could be important in Atletico. The people have welcomed me warmly here, even in the difficult situation that it was. The squad and the club staff have changed my life.”