Fabinho’s house burgled on night of trophy lift

Fabinho 's home was reportedly burgled on the night of Liverpool's Premier League win.

The Brazilian midfielder's home is believed to have been targeted while no one was at home, and the break-in is understood to have happened between 3pm on Wednesday afternoon and 4am Thursday morning.

It's believed thieves entered his home while he would have been at Anfield celebrating Liverpool's momentous trophy win.

A number of jewellery items were stolen in a Formby burglary, police said, as well as a grey Audi RS6.

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It was discovered the house had been broken into as the occupants entered the home, police said.

The car was later discovered in the Wigan area and has since been recovered.

Fabinho is the latest Liverpool FC star whose home has been robbed over the years while he has been playing in a match.

Sadio Mane's home was burgled during a game against Bayern Munich in 2019, but before then Dejan Lovren, Roberto Firmino, Pepe Reina, Daniel Agger and Jerzy Dudek were among those targeted by thieves.

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Fabinho during the celebrations

Liverpool FC have been approached by the ECHO for a comment, as detectives make an appeal for witnesses.

A spokesman for the force said: "Detectives in Sefton are appealing for information following a burglary in Formby.

"Police were called to an address in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, 23 July), when the occupants entered their house to find it had been burgled.

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"No-one was in the property at the time of the incident but it was thought the burglary happened sometime between 3pm on Wednesday, 22 July and 4am on Thursday, 23 July.

"A number of jewellery items were stolen, alongside a grey Audi RS6, which has since been recovered in the Wigan area.

"The house and car have been forensically examined by Crime Scene Investigators and CCTV enquiries in the area are on-going.

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"Detectives would urge anyone who has any information about this incident, especially anyone who was in the area and may have dash-cam footage which shows a grey Audi RS6 to get in contact. DM @MerPolCC or call 101 quoting reference 188 of 23 July. You can also contact @CrimestoppersUK anonymously on 0800 555 111."