Once the excitement is over, Christmas can become a bore.

That was the case for Valencia manager Marcelino - but of a different kind.

The Spaniard, 52, was driving home on Christmas Eve when his car collided with a wild boar on the motorway.

The incident took place between Logrono and Bilbao in northern Spain.

Marcelino was "given the all-clear" after being checked over at hospital.

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