Former Super Eagles captian, Kanu Nwankwo was as of late looted of £8,250 US dollars in trade after he touched base out Moscow from London.
Kanu, 41, revealed the cash missing when he achieved Kaliningrad, where he was playing in a World Cup blind raiser diversion sorted out by FIFA.
As indicated by Russian police, the cash was stolen by two loaders at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport.
Lt-Col Irina Volk, representative for the Russian Interior Ministry, said the loaders were managing the stuff from a London to Moscow flight.
‘The stolen cash was removed (from the loaders) and will soon be returned to the owner’, she said.
Mash online news outlet revealed: ‘The World Cup has not even begun yet, but world soccer celebrities already require the help of Russian police.’
The loaders, matured 30 and 36, who have been captured could be sent to imprison for up to six years.
In spite of being ransacked, Kanu who played for a Fifa legends group still had decent things to say in regards to his outing to Russia amid a meeting.
‘Kaliningrad is a very nice city with very nice people,’ said Nwankwo Kanu.
‘It’s really good to be here. The stadium is fantastic, I liked the atmosphere inside and also enjoyed being in the players’ dressing room.
‘The pitch is marvellous and, actually, that’s all you need as a player.’
‘The FIFA World Cup is the greatest football tournament on the planet – every team dreams of being part of it and I am sure it will be a very special event in Russia.’
‘Nigeria will be a big surprise, for sure. We have good young and talented players; they are hungry for victories and want to do well – for themselves and for the country.’