Former Juventus striker Kovacevic faces armed attack

Two men ambush Kovacevic in Athens but 46-year-old Serbian survives as no bullets hit him

Fatih Erel   | 08.01.2020
Former Juventus striker Kovacevic faces armed attack


A former Juventus forward, Darko Kovacevic from Serbia was slightly injured over Tuesday's shooting outside his home in the Greek capital Athens.

Two unknown assailants ambushed Kovacevic outside and aimed gunfire towards him, the Athens News Agency (ANA) reported.

None of the bullets hit the 46-year-old former Serbian football player but he sustained a minor injury as he attempted to take cover.

The retired Serbian international was taken to hospital for knee injury as he fell to the ground to protect himself from the bullets.

Kovacevic ended his football career in 2009 in Olympiacos, after playing in Spain's Real Sociedad and Italian clubs Lazio and Juventus.

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