Menu

Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Returns Home From Brazil After Family Are Held Up By Knife Wielding Maniacs

ITV pundit rushes back to England.

Check in to Uruguay vs England

Arsenal legend and ITV pundit Ian Wright was forced to fly home from Brazil on Thursday morning having learned that his family were targeted by knife toting burglars.

According to The Sun: “Four men were believed to have broken into the former England star’s home in north-west London and “marched” his wife Nancy from room to room at knifepoint.”

Fellow reports add that “he 50-year-old had got on the first available flight home after learning the gang ‘held a blade to Nancy’s throat’.”

“Police are investigating the incident, during which the burglars are believed to have taken Nancy, 39, to one bedroom and the couple’s two girls to another room before escaping with a number of their possessions,” The Independent added.

Wright has yet to comment other than post a single tweet that read; “You won’t get away with it”.

Wright had been working for ITV as a roving reporter around the streets of Brazil gaining the reactions of fans following the games, and his inclusion had proved popular amongst viewers.

Watch the top 10 best Arsenal goals of all time.

Check out the 10 worst Arsenal flops of the Premier League era.

More Stories Arsenal FC World Cup 2014