The former British ambassador to the US was in hsopital last night after he was viciously attacked by two youths at a train station in London. Sir Christopher Meyer, 74, was left with injuries to his left eye, nose and lip after he was assaulted while taking the tube at London Victoria. Police believe Sir Christopher was the intended target of a robbery, also the suspects took nothing, according to his wife. Baroness Mayer told The Times: “He looks terrible. His left eye is like a golf ball and bleeding, the nose looks like it could be broken. “He hasn’t had an x-ray yet. He doesn’t remember anything. The first thing he remembers is the police. ” Lady Meyer told the newspaper she believes that police have made two arrests in connection with the attack. Sir Christopher served as the UK ambassador to the US from 1997 to 2003. He was also ambassador to Germany in 1997 and served as a government spokesman and chief press secretary to then-Prime Minister John Major from 1994 to 1996.