Shock: a £180,000 bright orange Lamborghini towed away by officers in Ibiza belonged to a footballer.
In this case, Chelsea’s big-money summer signing Michy Batshuayi, forced to cough up £330 - loose change for a Premier League footballer - was the man responsible.
Batshuayi’s ‘flame-coloured Lamborghini Huracan’ was towed away, according to The Sun, because he left it under a tree to keep it in the shade.
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Locals reportedly “looked on in amazement” as police took away the expensive vehicle. A specialist crane was called in because it wouldn’t fit on a normal tow-truck.
It’s understood that Batshuayi recovered his flashy car, which can hit top speeds of 202mph, after making his way to a council-run car pound on Monday afternoon.
Batshuayi can't afford too many of these incidents
The incident is unlikely to impress his new employers, particularly the club’s new manager Antonio Conte.
Chelsea have forked out £33 million to sign Batshuayi, who caught the eye for Belgium at Euro 2016, and the Premier League club will be expecting better behaviour from the 22-year-old over the course of his Blues’ tenure.
Supporters might be fearing that they have signed the new Mario Balotelli what with the Italian’s track record with flashy cars and parking fines.
Batshuayi keen to win trophies with Chelsea
On signing for the west London outfit, Batshuayi told fans that he was keen to help the team win more silverware over the coming years.
“I am delighted to sign for one of the biggest clubs in Europe and embark on the next chapter in my career. I hope I can help Chelsea win many trophies during my time at Stamford Bridge,” the Belgian, who signed from Marseille, told the Blues’ official website.
“Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois have told me many good things about the club, and with Antonio Conte coming in it's an exciting time to become a Chelsea player.
“This is a fantastic opportunity for myself and my family, I am looking forward to playing in the Premier League next season.”
Chelsea need Batshuayi to chip in with goals
Batshuayi scored 33 goals in 78 appearances for Marseille and has netted three in seven games for Belgium since making his international debut last year.
He will be expected to help ease the goalscoring burden on the likes of Diego Costa and Eden Hazard at Stamford Bridge next season.
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