Chelsea defender Reece James has appealed to followers to assist establish the “low life people” who stole numerous his winners’ medals from his dwelling on Tuesday.
The best-back was taking part in for Chelsea of their Champions League dwelling fixture in opposition to Zenit St Petersburg on the time.
Whereas he was at Stamford Bridge, a “group of cowardly robbers” broke into his dwelling and “managed to collectively elevate a heavy protected containing some private objects” into their automobile, the footballer mentioned.
James posted a set of 4 video clips of the group of thieves, who seem like sporting hoodies and have their faces lined.
They’re proven utilizing, what appears to be, torches to look by way of a door to the home and a few home windows.
Considered one of them makes use of a device to smash their means in and they’re all seen climbing by way of the opening earlier than prising open the entrance gates to reverse in a automobile and cargo an merchandise into the boot.
The soccer star mentioned: “The police, my advisers and Chelsea FC (and plenty of others) are all behind me as we have now agency leads on who the perpetrators are. We’re closing in on them.”
He additionally mentioned within the put up: “I by no means hold any jewelry of mine in my home so all that was contained within the protected have been my Champions League winners medal and Tremendous Cup winners medal and the runners up medal for the Euro 2020.
“These medals have been gained representing Chelsea and England – honours that may by no means be taken away from me whether or not or not I’ve the bodily medals to show it.
“Nonetheless, I’m interesting to all my Chelsea and England followers to assist establish and switch in these low life people who won’t ever be capable of relaxation simple because the proof is mounting in opposition to them.”
He added that “fortunately, nobody was current through the break-in” and knowledgeable his followers that he’s “protected and properly”.
“I actually do recognize having the platform to inform you all about my misfortune and I hope collectively we will catch these people and ship justice the place it’s due,” he wrote.