World Cup fans throwing mobiles, spilling drinks or kicking footballs caused spike in insurance claims for broken televisions

INSURANCE claims for broken TVs rocketed eight-fold through the World Cup.

The most typical causes for breakages have been followers throwing their mobiles or kicking footballs at their tellies — and spilled drinks.

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Footie fan Mohamed Henni kicks his tv to smithereens in a YouTube video[/caption]

Bosses at dwelling insurers Zurich discovered unintended injury claims between June 14 and July 15 have been eight instances larger than throughout the identical interval final 12 months.

A spokesman stated:”It’s simple to get carried away by the excitement of the game and accidents do occur.
“So when you is likely to be trying a Kieran Trippier free kick, a Harry Kane penalty or a Harry Maguire header, depart your soccer abilities for the backyard, park, or pitch.

“To keep away from a monetary personal objective, or a pink card from family members, it may be a good suggestion to ensure your TV and different electrical gadgets are coated.”

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A Zurich dwelling insurance coverage spokesman stated ‘it’s simple to get carried away’ however ‘to keep away from a monetary personal objective’ get cowl[/caption]


‘Should you’re trying a Harry Kane penalty, depart your soccer abilities for the backyard, park, or pitch’ the skilled added[/caption]


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