On Tuesday, the case of Spain star Isco, whose transfer to Union Berlin failed on the last few meters on the deadline day, showed how strange things can be on such days. But it gets even stranger: In France’s Ligue 2, a planned change failed due to a stolen bag.
According to the French media, second division club Girondins Bordeaux wanted to sign an unnamed young professional from abroad at short notice. However, the impromptu negotiations proved difficult as the player’s club is said to have insisted on conducting the negotiations on the spot.
Given this wish, Girondin sports director Admar Lopes drove to the airport – where there was a breakdown in the end. As “transfermarkt.de” writes, citing French sources, Lopes is said to have had his bag stolen before departure. The bag in which, in addition to the sports director’s laptop, all the documents required for the transfer are said to have been located.
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The original to this post “Football transfer burst due to a stolen bag” comes from Mopo.