"It is a mess. He has lost everything, absolutely everything" - Sir Bradley Wiggins homeless after filing for bankruptcy

Recently, news emerged that former Tour de France winner, Sir Bradley Wiggins had filed for bankruptcy and was at risk of being forced to sell his Olympic gold medals. Now, some more details have emerged on the situation.

"It is a mess. He has lost everything, absolutely everything. His house, his other home in Mallorca, his savings and his investments... He doesn't have a penny left," Wiggins' lawyer, Alan Sellers detailed recently in conversation with the Daily Mail. "It's very sad. I don't know where he slept last night and I don't know where he will sleep tonight or tomorrow. He has no permanent address.”

According to The Times, Wiggins was declared bankrupt at Lancaster County Court on June 3, with trustees now being appointed to seize and dispose of the legendary figure in British cycling's remaining monetary assets and valuables.

Wiggins has been very open and honest about his struggles with mental health over the course of his career, admitted previously that many of his issues stem back to being abused as a child. “It happened when I was young, about thirteen years old. I never fully accepted that and it affected me as an adult,” Wiggins revealed in conversation with Men's Health UK. "So I tried to forget about it. I was a loner. I felt lonely and wanted to get away from my environment. Yeah, I was a pretty strange teenager. I think I started cycling through my setbacks to be able to be alone as much as possible.”

During his career on the bike though, the now 44-year-old was incredibly successful. Tasting triumphs both on the road and on the track, Wiggins notably became the first British rider to ever win the Tour de France back 2012, following that up with time-trial gold in the London Olympic games.

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