The Europa League trophy went missing after being displayed at a publicity event in missing in León, Mexico, only to be recovered a few hours later.
The Guanajuato state prosecutor’s office confirmed on Twitter, that the Europa League trophy was reported stolen from a vehicle that was transporting it after an unspecified event in the city.
The state prosecutor’s office also tweeted a picture of the trophy in a cloth-lined case to confirm that it had been recovered by police.
“We recovered the Cup after receiving information that it had been stolen from the car transporting it,” said a post on the Twitter account of the Guanajuato public prosecutor, alongside a picture of the trophy in a case.
#PGJEInforma Que a través de elementos de la @AIC_Guanajuato es recuperada la copa @EuropaLeague tras recibir la denuncia que había sido robada del vehículo que la trasladaba posterior a un evento en @municipio_leon. pic.twitter.com/TF8sKjVRAe
— PGJE (@PGJEGUANAJUATO) April 20, 2018
No other information was given about who took the trophy, where it was found or whether any perpetrators had been identified.