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Football star faces assault probe
Djibril Cisse
Djibril Cisse joined Liverpool in 2004
A Liverpool football player is to be questioned over claims he hit a 15-year-old boy.

The teenager alleges Frenchman Djibril Cisse, 24, struck him on the head at a park in the Docklands area of east London, Scotland Yard has said.

A spokeswoman said that officers were called to Broomfield Street on Friday night regarding an allegation of assault on a boy.

It is understood the player will be questioned over the incident.

The Sunday Express said he was filming an advert featuring a mocked-up England versus France match at the time.

Cisse joined the European Champions in 2004 for 14m.

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