Belgium’s Radja Nainggolan mistaken for ‘suspicious’ terrorist

Someone mistakenly suspected A.S. Roma and Belgian national soccer player Radja Nainggolan as a terrorist.

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Those who follow the A.S. Roma and the Belgian national team are very familiar with midfielder Radja Nainggolan. Those who don’t, however, might have other thoughts about the midfielder.

The Independent reports (via a Belgian newspaper) Nainggolan was relaxing at a hotel in his native Belgium earlier this week when some fellow guests were concerned about his appearance. They suspected he was a terrorist and called the police because he was “acting suspicious.”

When officers arrived, they knew exactly who Nainggolan was. “Obviously, I have a look that is scary,” Nainggolan told La Dernière Heure. “Fortunately, the police recognized me.”

One Nainggolan’s friends later shared a photo on Twitter of the 27-year-old and his buddies smiling with police:

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