Phakaaathi Reporter
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25 Oct 2017
11:30 am

WATCH: Goalkeeper hijacked at gun point

Phakaaathi Reporter

Brazilian international goalkeeper Jefferson was pulled out of his car by a gang of armed men who took his Range Rover.

In a post from his social media page, Jefferson says he was driving when a car suddenly stopped in front of him. The 32-year-old was then asked to step out of his car and kneel on the side of the road before they drove off with his car.

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“I’ve sadly become another victim of the violence that ravages our city,” read a post on the goalkeeper’s social media page.

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“I was on my way to training with Botafogo when I was overpowered by armed men who intended to steal my car and my belongings.

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“God gave me the calmness to deal with the dangerous situation, and thanks to Him I did not suffer any violence.”