Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi tripped on carpet, fell and broke his lip in his home in Portofino. It is reported by ANSA, citing the press service of the leader of the party “Forward, Italy!”.
As a precaution, the assistants brought Berlusconi in Milan at the Madonnina clinic, where he had three stitches. According to the newspaper Corriere della Sera, the procedure was done by world-famous plastic surgeon Renato Calabria.
The attending physician of the former Prime Minister Alberto Zangrillo assured reporters that Berlusconi’s health is not in danger. However due to injury he will not be able to attend the event organized by the mayor of the city of Pietrasanta.
In July last year, the politician underwent a major heart surgery.
In 2009 in Milan, Berlusconi, who was then Prime Minister, threw a weighty figure in the shape of a Cathedral. As a result, he was knocked-out teeth.
Berlusconi was appointed Prime Minister of Italy in 1994-1995, 2001-2006 and 2008-2011. In 2010, against him, an investigation was initiated on the “case ruby”, in which the Prime Minister was accused of sexual relations with minors. In 2015, the court acquitted Berlusconi, but it cost him the seat of Prime Minister.
Over the years of active political activities against Berlusconi was brought about 80 cases, he took part in more than 2.5 thousand court hearings. The politician was accused of corruption, ties to the mafia, he was in the center of a sex scandal. Almost all the charges against him were either withdrawn for a period of years, or he had victory in the appellate courts.