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Kaiserslautern footballers arrested in brothel after alleged hit and run

Published: 06 Jul 2011 09:32 GMT+02:00

According to Bild newspaper, 23-year-old goalie Tobias Sippel and midfielders Thanos Petsos, 20, and Ivo Ilicevic, 24 – all members of Kaiserslautern’s first team – went partying Sunday in the city’s historic district.

They then drove a BMW to a nearby brothel, but allegedly hit a parked car as they arrived. After a resident notified the police, the players were apprehended by officers in the red-light establishment, the newspaper reported.

Kaiserslautern Chief Prosecutor Paul Scheidner confirmed the incident occurred but told Bild it was not clear who had been driving the car.

However, Sippel was forced to submit his drivers licence immediately to the police.

Club boss Stefan Kuntz is reported to be extremely upset at his players and talked to them about the situation during practice on Tuesday.

In a statement to Bild the club said it was aware of the situation but declined further comment.

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Your comments about this article

11:09 July 6, 2011 by pepsionice
Red light district? In Kaiserslautern? What, in the middle of town....there's a one-star bar sitting there with maybe two brothels around it. You can hit brothel "A" or walk across to brothel "B".
12:31 July 6, 2011 by Englishted
"You can hit brothel "A" or walk across to brothel "B". 2

Not when your my age you can't.
17:10 July 7, 2011 by german-guardian
@ Englishted

Acually by reading your previous comments, and the use of certain words in your writing it shows that you are at least 60 years old. However your comments from all the articles is should ridicules and irrelevalent, that reading it is just a waste of time.
20:44 July 8, 2011 by Englishted
Young german-guardian,

The certain words I use are spelt correctly ,in the queen's English,so actually

if you think I am 60 and past it maybe we could meet up and I could casualty teach you how to use spell check .Before or after we fight.
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