Wolfsburg midfielder De Bruyne accused of swearing at ballboy

BY foxsports • February 6, 2015

Wolfsburg's Kevin De Bruyne is being investigated by the German Football Association over reports he swore at a ballboy during a Bundesliga match.

German daily Bild claim the 23-year-old Belgium international snapped at a ballboy, shouting an expletive at him in order to get the ball back quickly.

The incident occurred late during Wolfsburg's 1-1 draw at Eintracht Frankfurt on Tuesday, before De Bruyne scored the equalising goal with two minutes remaining.

Former Chelsea midfielder De Bruyne's rant was audible on television and when a Bild reporter confronted him, he said he will give the youngster, who plays for Frankfurt's U16 team, a signed playing shirt.

The DFB has asked Wolfsburg to submit comments over the incident as part of its investigation.

De Bruyne is in the middle of a fine Bundesliga season for Wolfsburg having scored six league goals and provided 11 assists, including a brace in the 4-1 win over Bayern last week.


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