Borussia Dortmund defender Marc Bartra has reportedly injured his hand in a blast in Dortmund town before a crucial match. While more reports are awaited, authorities claim the renowned player sustained injuries in an explosion that took place close to the team bus in which he was sitting.
Reports suggest that there were as many as three explosions. As more detailed are awaited, the team management and authorities confirmed that the star player has been shifted to a hospital.
Initially his team, Borussia Dortmund, didn’t say about the reason for his injury and said that it was an incident. But later, the team confirmed that it was an explosion in which the player had sustained injuries. In the meantime, the team management also said that their match against Monaco has been postponed till Wednesday.
On the other hand, a police statement aadded, “According to present knowledge there were three explosions close to Borussia Dortmund’s team bus. Initial findings make police believe that there was an attack with serious explosives. Those explosives might have been hidden in a hedge near a parking lot.”
26-year old Spaniard who is part of Spain’s national team besides Borussia Dortmund plays as a centre-back for German club Borussia Dortmund. He has as many as five La Liga titles. It was merely last year that he moved from Barcelona to Borussia Dortmund.
Bartra has been in a steady relationship with a beautiful Grand Prix motorcycle racing journalist Melissa Jiménez. They got married last year and have one and a half year old daughter together, named Gala.
Borussia Dortmund player Marc Bartra has reportedly been injured in explosion near the football team’s bus, reports pic.twitter.com/pHwQ1YmUVz
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Windows were smashed and Marc Bartra suffered cuts in his hands from the glass.
Get well soon Marc 😔❤ Thank God it’s nothing serious.
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Borussia Dortmund have confirmed the person injured during the incident was Marc Bartra. He is said to be okay and recovering in hospital. pic.twitter.com/S282fK3Uoe
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