Genoa goalkeeper Federico Marchetti’s £300,000 Ferrari is smashed by car wash worker who hit five parked cars and a barrier while returning supercar to ex-Italy stopper
- Italy and Genoa goalkeeper Federico Marchetti had taken his car to be washed
- But worker lost control of the £300,000 Ferrari 812 Superfast and crashed it
- He was supposed to deliver it to Genoa’s training base but hit five parked cars
- Marchetti wrote: ‘Thank God no-one was hurt, that is the most important thing’
Italy and Genoa goalkeeper Federico Marchetti had his beloved £300,000 Ferrari destroyed by a car wash worker.
The Serie A stopper was supposed to have the Ferrari 812 Superfast delivered to Genoa’s team training base after taking it to be washed.
But en route, the worker hit five parked cars and crumpled the front of the vehicle into a barrier.
Genoa and Italy goalkeeper Federico Marchetti’s Ferrari was crashed by a car wash worker
The £300,000 supercar was wrecked after hitting parked cars and crashing into a barrier
La Ferrari 812 del calciatore Marchetti, distrutta dall’addetto di un autolavaggio www.mwlsport.it
Fortunately the driver was not harmed in the accident, which occurred on Monday.
A video of the aftermath shows emergency services at the scene clearing up the debris and preparing the car to be transported away.
And another clip shows close up damage, with the front of the car completely obliterated.
The 812 is one of the most powerful cars in the world and can reach a top speed of 211mph.
Marchetti, who has 11 international caps and featured for Italy at the 2010 World Cup, managed to conceal any fury he had about the accident in an Instagram message.
He wrote: ‘I am very sorry about what happened.
‘Thank God no-one was hurt, and that is the most important thing.
‘I’ve read a lot of bad stuff written. Let’s leave it alone – I hope I won’t have to read it any more.’
Marchetti made his name at Lazio where he made 161 appearances before moving on to Genoa two years ago.
The Ligurian side narrowly avoided relegation last season and find themselves just two points above the drop zone as things stand this term.
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