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Cops Find World Cup Trophy Made Of Cocaine

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Cops Find World Cup Trophy Made Of Cocaine

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Colombia didn't qualify for the World Cup this year. But someone in Colombia produced a World Cup trophy made entirely of cocaine. The 24 pounds of cocaine were molded into the shape of the trophy then painted gold with green stripes. It didn't fool anti-drug agents at the Bogota airport.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Colombia didn't qualify for the World Cup this year. But it did produce a World Cup trophy made entirely of cocaine. It certainly looked like the real thing. The 24 pounds of cocaine were molded into the shape of the trophy then painted gold with green stripes. Still, it didn't fool anti-drug agents at the Bogota airport. Now the cocaine trophy will not make it to its destination - Spain, a country still in the running for the real thing.

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