France international Mathieu Valbuena received some bad news this weekend when he learned that his Porsche Cayenne had been repossessed.
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The High Court in Aix-en-Provence ordered the seizure of the car last week after the midfielder failed to pay compensation to his former agent.
According to La Provence, bailiffs took the car—with an average price of 100,000 Euros—as a sanction for Valbuena not paying Christophe Hutteau.
The pair were separated in 2014 when Valbuena chose new representation in order to secure a move to the Russian Premier League, breaking his contract with Hutteau in the process.
The agent was due 568,800 Euros compensation for the player’s breaking the contract, but no money was ever forthcoming.
Valbuena was ordered to pay 284,400 Euros—with the Porsche acting as the first instalment!
The diminutive attacker featured for Libourne Saint-Seurin before earning a big-money move to OM in 2006, he left the club eight years later, having won the Ligue 1 title in 2010.