Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann landed in hot water after attacking a neighbor’s property with a chainsaw.
Football fans may remember the German best as a member of Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ squad. won the title without losing to He also added his FA Cup medal to his 2005 post-season collection.
Lehmann started his career at his hometown Schalke 04. From here he moved to AC Milan and then to Borussia Dortmund. The German won impressive domestic league titles with Milan and Dortmund before moving to Arsenal.
After a successful five-year stay in north London, Lehmann joined Stuttgart and rejoined Arsenal shortly before retiring. Internationally, he has made 61 appearances for Germany and played as the starting keeper in the 2006 World Cup. Sadly for him, the hosts were unable to win at home as Germany lost to Italy in the semi-finals.
Not only is Jens Lehmann highly regarded for his shot-stopping ability, he also has a reputation for being a capricious player. Opponents often used the opportunity to wind him up in order to elicit a response from the keeper. Lehman has a whopping 63 yellow cards in his career, as well as 5 red cards.
Additionally, former referee Mark Clattenberg claimed the German was one of his worst players. Lehman was not very popular with match officials.
And after news broke that Jens Lehmann was wielding a chainsaw on a neighbor’s property, his brief fuse seems to have carried over into retirement.
Jens Lehmann uses chainsaw to attack neighbor’s garage
German news outlet Bild was the first to break the news that Lehman had lost his rag in a dispute with a neighbor.
According to Marca, Jens Lehmann took a chainsaw to a neighborhood garage and tried to sabotage the CCTV security system. He also severely damaged the structure by cutting through the ceiling beams with a power tool.
This apparent ‘angry frenzy’ was the culmination of a long-standing argument between the former Arsenal keeper and his neighbor. The Daily Mail reports that the controversy stems from the belief that Lehman’s garage was built on his land. Reported.
Another drawback is the fact that the new garage blocks the view of the former caretaker’s Lake Starnberg. Considering his fortune is worth his £4.2million, it’s understandable that Lehman would want to preserve the picturesque lake view.
Unfortunately for the German, he was not successful in shutting down the CCTV system during his rage-fueled act. So the property owner was in full view of Jens Lehmann attacking the garage with a chainsaw. The CCTV footage was therefore passed on to the authorities.
The Independent says police are investigating the latest incident amid an ongoing property dispute.This is added to three vandalism cases in which Lehman caused more than £9000 in damage. there is.
Jens Lehmann will feel the wrath of the authorities for his actions in the near future.
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