IMPOSTOR DRUGS

Colombian police seize World Cup trophy made of cocaine

Warning: Video includes godawful pun…

Colombian drugs police have uncovered a World Cup replica the exact size and weight of the real thing – but made entirely out of cocaine. Looks Diego Maradona’s mates are going to have to find him another consolation prize…

The gold-painted trophy was found in a delivery crate during a routine check of Bogota airport on Friday. BBC News report:

The crate was in an airmail warehouse waiting to be sent to an address in Spain, airport anti-drug chief Jose Piedrahita said.

The World Cup replica was made up of 11kg (24 lb) of the drug, mixed with acetone or gasoline to make it mouldable.

If only the cup had made its way to South Africa and been swapped for the real thing (not too unlikely, considering FIFA’s terrible security.) Would have made the trophy-kissing celebrations at the end of the World Cup final rather interesting.


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  • Neel Khagram // July 6, 2010 at 11:07 am

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