Former Porto and South Africa forward and current Supersport analyst, Benni McCarthy was robbed at gunpoint in South Africa at a barber’s shop in Johannesburg.
An eyewitness stated that the robbers made away with the South African record goal scorer’s jewelry in the incident. He stated that one of the robbers pointed a gun at McCarthy’s face and demanded for his wristwatch, earrings and wedding ring. McCarthy was however not hurt in the ordeal and no other costumer was targeted by the armed robbers.
This is not the first time a celebrity was targeted in South Africa, Lucky Dube was shot and killed in his car as well as former South African goalkeeper, Senzo Meyiwa.