(Photos) World Cup winner ATTACKED by hooligans in post-match brawl

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World Cup winner Kevin Grosskreutz has reportedly been the victim of a horrific attack on the field by football hooligans in a lower-league game in Germany.

The 30-year-old midfielder, who used to play for Borussia Dortmund and who was a member of Germany’s 2014 World Cup-winning squad, got involved in a fight that included young kids.

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It is not entirely clear what sparked these nasty scenes, but the Sun report Grosskreutz was trying to help stop some kids being beaten up when he intervened.

He told Ruhr news: “I went there because I saw 20 people running from them towards the crowd.

“I wanted to settle it down and said: ‘S**t there are children there! Stop it!’

“We hope for a peaceful outcome of the discussions after the game.”

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