Makelele, ex-girlfriend contact police after fight

Police say Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Claude Makelele and

his former girlfriend have filed a legal complaint against each

other after they exchanged punches and slaps in a fight at his


Police said Thursday that the altercation took place after a

35-year-old British woman broke into the player’s house in the posh

Paris suburb of La Celle-Saint-Cloud on Wednesday night.

Police say doctors have ordered her to stay home from work for

two days after the fight.

Makelele is a former France international, playing 71

internationals as a defensive midfielder.