Lazio Midfielder Basic Robbed at Gunpoint in Rome City Centre

Lazio midfielder Toma Basic was robbed at gunpoint in the Parioli area of Rome yesterday.

As reported by Italian news outlet ANSA (via La Lazio Siamo Noi) yesterday, the 25-year-old Croatian midfielder was approached at around 13.30 local time in the Parioli neighbourhood of Rome, just north of Villa Borghese, by thieves and he was robbed of his gold Rolex at gunpoint.

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The crime is currently being investigated by the police and Basic is obviously shaken up by the incident, which was occurred only six months after his arrival at Lazio. The hope is that his watch will be recovered soon.

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The 25-year-old Basic has settled in well into Maurizio Sarri’s squad and has become a consistent sight in the starting lineup. The player has made 21 appearances across all competitions so far this season under Sarri, for a total of 1004 minutes. In that time, he has scored one goal and provided two assists.

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