Last updated : 12 January 2003 By Editor

From The Times:

It’s not all champers and shopping being a footballer’s wife. Just ask Mariluce, wife of the Brazilian player Antunes. The couple were snuggling up on their wedding night when the player’s horse burst into the bridal suite and attacked the bride. Mariluce, who suffered a broken leg, demanded that the mare, Juju, be put down, but her husband refused and sent the horse to live with his brother. The bride should think herself lucky. With that broken leg, she could have been shot