World Cup Trophy Made From Cocaine

Photo: Colombia National Police/AP

The World Cup fever is everywhere, and everyone wants a piece of the buzz, including Colombian drug lords:

Fans worldwide have fashioned replicas of the World Cup trophy out of everything from papier-mache to plastic. But a lawbreaker in Colombia gets top prize for most original material: cocaine.

Airports anti-drug chief Col. Jose Piedrahita says that Colombian authorities found the unusual statue during a routine security check by anti-drug agents Friday in a mail warehouse at Bogota's international airport.


Previously on Neatorama: 10 Weird Items People Tried to Smuggle

Login to comment.

Email This Post to a Friend
"World Cup Trophy Made From Cocaine"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.


Success! Your email has been sent!

close window

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
Learn More