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Europa League trophy stolen, recovered in Mexico

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    The Europa League trophy during the drawing of the games for the Europa League 2017/18 first qualifying round at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, in June. Authorities in Mexico say the Europa League trophy has been recovered after it was stolen in the central city of Leon.

MEXICO CITY >> Authorities in Mexico say the Europa League trophy has been recovered after it was stolen in the central city of Leon.

The Guanajuato state prosecutor’s office said via Twitter the trophy was reported stolen from a vehicle that was transporting it after an unspecified event in the city.

The office posted a photo of the silver cup nestled in a cloth-lined case.

It did not immediately provide more details today.

The Europa League, Europe’s second-tier club championship, is currently at the semifinal stage, featuring Arsenal-Atletico Madrid, and Marseille-Salzburg.

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