UK Today News: World Cup Sized Replica Made Of Cocaine Seized At Bogota Airport In Colombia
In a shocking incident, the Colombian police have found a World Cup sized replica at the Bogota airport which was made up of Cocaine.
World Cup trophy made of 24 pounds cocaine(picture credits AP)
Suspicion grew when the local authorities noticed that the surface of the cup which was covered with gold paint started to rise due to bad condition of the paint. At once the authorities sent a sample of the trophy to the laboratory for forensic tests.
After the test results came in it was shocking to know that the trophy was made up of 24 pounds or 11 kilograms of cocaine. The trophy which was 14 inches big was packed along with the jersey’s of many players as it was going to be sent to Madrid, Spain.
The original trophy looks much more different. The original is designed by the Italian artist, Silvio Gazzaniga. It is made up of pure 18 karat gold and weighs around 13.6 pounds or exactly 6.175 kilograms. The original trophy always has the world cup year engraved on it, and also it bears all the teams names who have won the World cup since 1974.