In Chelsea’s Champions League victory over Zenit, Reece James played the entire game for the Blues, but he later learned his house had been broken into thievery. Chelsea and England defender Reece James has validated the football news that his Champions League and Euro 2020 runners-up medals were stolen during a home burglary.
Whilst the 21-year-old represented the London club in their 1-0 Champions League victory over Zenit on Tuesday, the break-in occurred. He took the help of social media on Thursday in order to locate the offenders, who stole a safe that also contained his Super Cup winner’s medal.
“These medals were won representing Chelsea and England – honours that can never be taken away from me whether or not I have the physical medals to prove it,” James posted alongside four CCTV clips of the incident on Instagram. “Nevertheless, I am appealing to all my Chelsea and England fans to help identify and turn in these low life individuals who will never be able to rest easy as the evidence is mounting against them.”
“The police, my advisers and Chelsea FC (and many others) are all behind me as we have firm leads on who the perpetrators are. We are closing in on them. Luckily, no one was present during the break-in but I want to let all of you know I am safe and well. I really do appreciate having the platform to tell you all about my misfortune and I hope together we can catch these individuals and deliver justice where it is due,” he added.
It is confirmed that Chelsea defender James Champions League and EURO 2020 medals have been stolen. In last season’s final James started in Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Manchester City and appeared once for England in their run to the European Championship final, which they lost to Italy.
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